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Firefighters Battling 2-Alarm Fire on Walter Way in Antioch

by ECT
Antioch 2 alarm fire

At 4:48 am Thursday, Contra Costa County firefighters were dispatched to a report of a commercial structure fire in the area of 101 Walter Way in the City of Antioch.

Engine 81 arrived on scene reporting an exterior fire, however, upon further investigation, the fire extended to the building and roof. A short time later, the fire extended to a nearby home.

By 5:10 am, the fire was upgraded to a 2-alarm response with flames coming through a roof.

By 5:23 am, firefighters went “defensive fire attack” due to structure instability.

As of 6:16 am, fire crews are still on scene with active fire.

As of 7:20 am, CONFIRE reported the fire with multiple tenants, is under control. Crews extinguishing hot spots. No injuries. Fire under investigation.

Check back for updates.

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Ry Oct 7, 2021 - 8:51 am

Oh no!
Where will the bar flies and lounge
lizards go now?

Shari Gayle Oct 7, 2021 - 11:54 am

What’s the history of that bar? I’ve known it was there at least 47 years but never went there.

Orion Oct 7, 2021 - 1:15 pm

10:1 that’s arson
Sean McCauley buy the liquor license

miss lonely Oct 7, 2021 - 2:41 pm

It was a historic landmark in Antioch. So sad that people would set it on fire. What’s wrong with people.

miss lonely Oct 7, 2021 - 2:42 pm

to your place RY

Just sayin Oct 7, 2021 - 4:12 pm

Wow isn’t it suspicious that the bar owner and another guy were found upstairs dead of an overdose about 2 months ago and now a fire there and into that same apartment! I don’t think it’s a coincidence it’s more like a cover up!

Street-Sweeper Oct 7, 2021 - 4:47 pm

Nothing at all fishy about about this. 😏

Donna Salazar Oct 7, 2021 - 5:39 pm

RY You don’t know the owners or the people that worked there. Or anyone that went there. This is a tragedy , possibly a crime. The Abc Rendezvous is one of two old time neighborhood watering holes Antioch has left.
So show some Respect and Empathy. Or keep your mouth and keyboard silent.

ST Oct 8, 2021 - 1:59 pm

That place was a crime infested drug den sh!+hole. Good riddance.

Daisy Clift Oct 7, 2021 - 8:40 pm

This is a tragedy indeed. People lost their jobs because of this destruction. I hope the culprit(s) are found quickly. There are security cameras all over that area. Drove by there during the late morning and it was awful.

Donna Salazar Oct 9, 2021 - 9:34 pm

ST you don’t know anything about the Hard working people that owned the Abc Rendezvous. Or the Hard working people that worked there. The customers also hard working and decent for the most part. Someone set that fire to Harm to Hurt to destroy something that didn’t belong to them. If your on the side of the arsonists maybe you should run for The City Council!

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