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A fire that destroyed the Russian River Health Center in downtown Guerneville was intentionally set — the second arson fire of a commercial structure in town in one week, according to fire officials Tuesday.
FIVE Fires in the Russian River town of Guerneville in the last week-and-a-half and two in two days. Is there an arsonist loose in town? A fire blazed through Russian River Health Center early Saturday morning, causing extensive damage and closing down the only medical center in the unincorporated community of Guerneville in Sonoma County. Damage to the clinic was extensive and officials say they wo’t be able to occupy the building until they re-build or move.patients will be sent to a temporary clinic at its nearby Russian River Dental Clinic for urgent care needs. Meanwhile, a total of FOUR other fires in the area have been reported in the last two weeks, including a house fire also during the weekend. Police and fire are suspicious.
Guerneville’s Russian River Health Center lost its building to fire early Saturday but officials Monday said services and appointments remained available at other locations.
Russian River fire officials are expanding their investigation into a string of blazes that destroyed or seriously damaged three homes, a public health center and a shuttered inn over 10 days.
A fire that destroyed a hillside home in Guerneville early Sunday was the fifth blaze in the Russian River community in the past week and a half and the second in as many days, following a suspicious fire that heavily damaged the town’s health clinic.
A fire blazed through Russian River Health Center early Saturday morning, causing extensive damage and closing down the only medical center in the unincorporated community of Guerneville in Sonoma County.
A health center in Guerneville is damaged after a fire ripped through the building. The fire started just before 2:30 a.m. at the Russian River Health Center.
Homeless people and others at risk of homelessness in the Russian River area will soon have access to a health service clinic focused on servicing their needs. “We want to have a place for us to be able to provide culturally appropriate services for this vulnerable population that we know needs that support,” West County Health Centers, Executive Director, Mary Szecsey said.