Early morning fire at a Pasco strip mall under investigation

PASCO, Wash. — A section of Court Street in Pasco was shut down for about an hour Wednesday morning, Nov. 23, because of a fire in a commercial building. 

Pasco Fire Department said in a Tweet shortly after 4:30 a.m. that a business was on fire in a strip mall along the 1800 block of Court Street.  

A large number of emergency personnel was dispatched to the scene, including units from Kennewick Fire Department and Franklin County Fire District 3. 

Court Street was closed from 20th to 18th Avenues, but reopened just before 6 a.m.  

The cause and extent of damage is unknown at this time.