Colfax Fire 3-17-20

COLFAX - On Thursday, September 17, Pullman fire investigator Tony Nuttman, along with other fire investigators, including insurance companies, reported that after an extensive investigation they could not determine the exact cause of the fire that destroyed Fonks Coffeehouse in Colfax on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

Nuttman said several items were removed from the scene and sent to Seattle for forensic analysis. After conducting an exam of all of the items, the forensic engineer, along with representatives from several companies, were unable to determine the exact cause of the fire.

Nuttman said following that extensive investigation they have ruled the cause of this fire as undetermined.