Fire Burns San Bernardino County High Rise Building

A fire broke out Sunday morning at a six story office building in San Bernardino owned by the county. Firefighters arrived around 9:30am to find smoke pouring out of the fourth floor of the office building at 172 W. Third Street in the downtown area.

A total of 25 engines, 5 truck companies and 5 chief officers responded to the blaze which was knocked down within an 90 minutes. There is extensive damage reported inside the building. The cause is under investigation. It is not known which county departments are housed inside of the building.