Drone photos shared on social medial show the burned-down Amazon distribution center in Redlands, California. The distribution center went up in flames last Friday morning.
Burned-down Amazon distribution center shown in drone photos
As you can see in the photos that were shared by Dave Bourland Jr. on Facebook the entire building burned down and the roof has collapsed. The first call of the fire came in around 5:30 am on Friday morning. Redlands City spokesman, Carl Baker told CNN that mutual aides came from all over San Bernardino County and other surrounding agencies to help fight the fire.
Baker added that about 100 employees self-evacuated and were able to get to safety. No other Amazon sites have been impacted by the fire and no injuries have been reported.
In a statement to CNN Amazon said:
We are glad everyone is safe and thankful for the efforts of the local firefighters in first responders. This site was operated by a third party and we will support them throughout this process.
Kuehne and Nagel is the third party operator that managed this distribution center and helped Amazon in shipping extra large items. Redlands Fire Chief Jim Topoleski said that this was a new building with the latest fire protections. Minimal impact is expected for Amazon customers as orders can be fulfilled from other locations.
Last week we showed you other photos of the burned-down offices of Airmap.
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Photo credit: Dave Bourland Jr.