Fonk's investigation starts up, stops again
June 4, 2020
COLFAX – Fire investigation resumed last week at the Fonk's building in Colfax, then shut down again due to a partial second-floor collapse and shift in the building's walls.
The building was closed-off again and tear-down may begin this week.
"We're working with companies to get that building taken down as safely as possible," said Joel Warwick, co-owner. "We're trying to hurry to get that done."
He gave a target of no later than Monday, June 8.
Demolition companies now confer with private fire investigators on how to take down part of the building – to make it safer – then stop to a...