Structure Fire

The Winfrey Plumbing and Heating building became fully engulfed in a fire after an explosion on a late Sunday night at 808 W. North Front St. in Grand Island, Neb. This as a result of the business owner, Mike Winfrey, who was making homemade bombs in which he lost his life. Three businesses and a residence were without power because of the fire.

Firefighters gather while battling an overnight fire.

Firefighters gather while battling an overnight fire at  Winfrey Plumbing and Heating at 808 W. North Front St. in Grand Island, Neb.

A Grand Island firefighter walk with a fire hose as water cascades from other hoses used to battle an overnight fire atr 808 W. North Front St.

A Grand Island firefighter walk with a fire hose as water cascades from other hoses used to battle an overnight fire atr 808 W. North Front St.

A Grand Island firefighter takes a low angle with a fire hose, left, to spray directly onto a structure fire right after windows were knocked out as crews battle an overnight blaze at 808 W. North Front St. Sunday.

A Grand Island firefighter takes a low angle with a fire hose, left, to spray directly onto a structure fire right after windows were knocked out as crews battle an overnight blaze at 808 W. North Front St. Sunday.

Tom Chapman, a firefighter and paramedic with the Grand Island Fire Dept. maneuvers a nozzle on top of a fire engine while tackling an overnight blaze at 808 W. North Front St. Sunday.

Tom Chapman, a firefighter and paramedic with the Grand Island Fire Dept. maneuvers a nozzle on top of a fire engine while tackling an overnight blaze at 808 W. North Front St. Sunday.

A Grand Island firefighter sits on a fire hose to control it’s powerful pressure while directing it at a structure fire at 808 W. North Front St. Sunday.

A Grand Island firefighter sits on a fire hose to control it’s powerful pressure while directing it at a structure fire at 808 W. North Front St. Sunday.

Tom Chapman, a firefighter and paramedic with the Grand Island Fire Dept. regulates a valve on top of a fire engine while tackling an overnight blaze at 808 W. North Front St. Sunday.

Tom Chapman, a firefighter and paramedic with the Grand Island Fire Dept. regulates a valve on top of a fire engine while tackling an overnight blaze at 808 W. North Front St. Sunday.

A Grand Island firefighter walks through thick smoke near the intersection of W. North Front St. and N. Eddy as fire crews battle an overnight fire.

A Grand Island firefighter walks through thick smoke near the intersection of W. North Front St. and N. Eddy as fire crews battle an overnight fire.

 

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