At approximately 2:00 a.m. this morning, Jackson Hole Fire/EMS crews responded to a structure fire at 850 West Broadway.
Initial attack was successful with crews knocking down the fire by approximately 2:30 a.m. Over 30 personnel and 10 apparatus were on scene until 6:30 a.m. Crews worked to save as much of the structure and property within the businesses as possible, however significant damage was sustained by several businesses.
The public is asked to avoid the immediate area of the fire which include Habitat for Humanity, Chinatown Restaurant, 4A Engraving, Broadway Laundry, Teton Arms and El Metate. Other businesses in the Grand Teton Plaza, Gun Barrel Steakhouse and The Lodge at Jackson Hole were unaffected by the fire and will be able to operate under normal business hours.
The State Fire Marshal is traveling to Jackson and will work with Jackson Hole Fire/EMS personnel to conduct an investigation to the cause of the blaze.