Holtville Fire Destroys Local 99-Cent Store

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Black smoke billows up from the 99-Cent Store that was destroyed in the Holtville fire Sunday night.

HOLTVILLE – The 99-Cent Store on Fifth Street in Holtville caught on fire Sunday night with no reported injuries. Firefighters from Holtville, Imperial, Brawley, El Centro, Calipatria, Calexico, the County, and the Naval Air Facility joined efforts and within a few hours the situation was under control. As a precaution the power was shut-off on Fifth Street to avoid the spread of fire. Adjacent buildings sustained only water damage. The cause is currently under investigation.