Paul Davis fire ruled accidental, estimated damage $3.5M

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - UPDATE: 12-28-17
Lincoln Fire and Rescue ruled the fire at Paul Davis Restoration as accidental.

Firefighters fighting fire at Paul Davis Restoration of Lincoln early Wednesday morning.

They said it started in a box truck that was parked inside the warehouse.

Battalion Chief Jeremy Gegg said damage from the fire is estimated at $3.5 million.

One crew is still at the scene of the fire Thursday morning, working to put out hot spots.

Battalion Chief Gegg said due to the nature of the way the building collapsed it's incredibly difficult to get to all of the hidden spots. The crew is rotating every two hours.

LFR said one firefighter was hurt while fighting the fire. According to Battalion Chief Gegg, the injury is fairly minor but the firefighter will have to miss some work.

Lincoln Fire and Rescue worked to control a large fire at a Lincoln business early Wednesday morning.

The call came in for a reported structure fire at 5:15 a.m. at 3641 South 6th Street. That is the address for Paul Davis Restoration of Lincoln.

Firefighters made an exclusion zone due to some structural collapse of the building and they were working to get ahead of it.

The bitter cold temperatures caused some problems for firefighters with some people slipping and falling.

LFR said the more concerning issue was another structure fire in northeast Lincoln that took additional crews divided resources.