On the 5th January Taney County Fire Department attended a fire at F – Highway Storage, Branson, West MO. They managed to contain the fire to a single building but the building and the nineteen storage units suffered heavy damage. The Missouri State Fire Marshall’s office are investigating the cause of the fire.
Also on the 5th January a three alarm fire at Money Saver Mini Storage in Johnson Creek, Portland, OR destroyed at least 80 storage units. Many others suffered smoke and water damage. Arson investigators are still trying to find out how the fire started.
On 6th January several units were destroyed at Maycliff Mini Storage & RV Park, Las Vegas. Clark County Fire Department had to force or cut open 12 roll-up doors before determining the source of the fire, a unit containing motorcycles and motorcycle parts. Firefighters also discovered propane and oxyactelyene tanks in another unit. The cause of the fire fire remains under investigation.