A fire dispatcher said one fire engine stayed overnight with postal representatives at the site of a four-alarm fire at the Healdsburg Post Office that firefighters battled for more than five hours on Saturday.
No one is saying how much, if any mail was destroyed.
The cause of the blaze, which may have started in the attic, is still being investigated, the Redwood Empire Dispatch Communications Authority dispatcher said. There was no estimate of the damage caused by the fire as of 5 a.m. Sunday.
Twelve engines and six fire chiefs were initially dispatched to the post office on Center Street when witnesses reported seeing smoke from its roof at 5:18 p.m., according to deputy officer Bruce Varner of the Redwood Empire Dispatch Communications Authority.
The second alarm was called at 5:27 p.m. and the fourth at 6:13 p.m., Varner said. Though the fire was contained by 8 p.m., about 27 firefighters and nine engines were still working to control the blaze at 11 p.m., Varner said.
All units except the one that remained overnight left the scene shortly after 11 p.m., the dispatcher said.
No injuries were reported, she said.