June 20, 2022 - The Center Fire Department responded to a fire at the Omni Epic Facility located just south of Loop 500 and State Highway 87 South on Thursday, June 16, 2022.
Many witnesses to the scene and those traveling on State Highway 87 witnessed smoke billowing from the facility as they drove past.
According to the Center Fire Department, at 2:46pm the call came in and when the firefighters arrived there was heavy smoke emanating from the building and it was determined there was a fire in one of the main boilers.
The majority of the fire had been extinguished by facility personnel previous to the arrival of firefighters.
Once it was determined the fire was completely extinguished, the firefighters left the scene and returned to the station at 3:45pm.