Fire at Budget Inn

RRPJ-FIRE SPECIAL UPDATE TOP -19Jan6

The State Fire Marshall’s office is investigating a fire Sunday evening at the Budget Inn on Highway 71. That late evening fire destroyed one room and damages two others.

At 8:40 Red River fire department received a call of a fire at Budget inn. When they arrived one room was involved, and the fire was spreading to a second room. The third room had smoke and water damage. In the pictures you can see firefighters checking every room.

All rooms in the Budget Inn were evacuated until the fire was under control. Fire Chief Shane Felts said they will know more details after the State Fire Marshall completes their investigation. For now, the cause of the fire is under investigation.

There were no injuries reported.

Reporter Barry McCoy furnished the photos and contributed to this report.

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