Fire destroys historic hotel in Kellogg, Idaho; multiple structures threatened

Posted at 5:51 PM, Aug 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-30 11:50:10-04

The Spokesman-Review reports the Kellogg Fire Department and Shoshone County Sheriff's Office confirmed the fire began at 3:20 p.m. and quickly spread throughout the McConnell Hotel in downtown Kellogg.

KREM-TV reports that the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office confirmed the fire had spread to multiple buildings by 4 p.m. including a

Multiple videos and photos show the building engulfed in flames and later images show only the shell of the building left standing.

It wasn't immediately known if the hotel or nearby buildings were occupied.

No injuries were immediately reported.

Avista reported 536 customers without power in the area and estimated power would be restored by late Tuesday.

Kellogg is off Interstate 90 about 70 miles (113 kilometers) east of Spokane, Washington.