COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA (KPTM)-
An early afternoon fire was contained in 20 minutes on Sunday at Steffes Motors in Council Bluffs.
"A mechanism was working on two vehicles when the fire started. He tried to extinguish the fire with a fire extinguisher but didn't have any luck," said Assistant Council Bluffs Fire Chief Matt Thomas. The building was declared a total loss.
The Council Bluffs Fire Department estimates the damage At $133,000.00. The estimate includes two vehicles that were damaged in the fire. The mechanic on duty was working on both vehicles when the fire broke out.