Fire Causes Over $2 Million In Damage To Redding Peterbilt Shop

There was a very expensive fire at a big rig repair shop in North Redding early Friday morning. An alarm at around 3AM brought a Redding Police Officer, who then reported an active structure fire at the Peterbilt Motors Company shop on Twin View Boulevard to the south of Oasis Road. The first arriving Redding engine company called for a second alarm, bringing all the city’s resources to the scene. An aggressive attack brought the fire under control within 45 minutes, but there was major damage to the shop and the attached warehouse. The value of the damage is estimated at a Million Dollars for the building and another $1.3 Million for contents. The cause is under investigation.