Winamac Eagles Fire Ruled Accidental

Winamac EaglesWednesday’s fire that destroyed the Winamac Eagles lodge on State Road 14 West has been ruled accidental.

Winamac Fire Chief Bill Weaver tells WKVI News investigators cannot rule out an electrical problem as the cause. He adds the fire started in the kitchen area of the building. Firefighters were notified around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Multiple departments from Pulaski and Starke Counties spent 10 hours battling the blaze and knocking down hot spots. No injuries were reported. Several investigators from the state fire marshal’s office assisted with the investigation.