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Watkins Pharmacy in Cascade burns down

Watkins Pharmacy in Cascade was destroyed by a fire early Tuesday morning.

According to Valley County Dispatch, the fire was called in at 2:46 a.m. No injuries were reported but the building sustained significant damage.

Watkins is located at 104 Main St., alongside Highway 55. The Cascade Public Library sits across the street and posted about the tragedy on Facebook.

“Overnight our neighbors Watkins Pharmacy was destroyed because of a fire. Unfortunately, the Library sustained significant smoke and water damage. We are closed at present. We will be posting notice for an emergency trustee meeting shortly. Thank you for your understanding.”

Fire crews are still on scene along with the Idaho State Fire Marshall’s Office, who is working to determine how the blaze started.

Lake Cascade Recreation Area & Cascade Chamber of Commerce also took to Facebook to speak about the loss.

“Please join us in prayer for our family of Watkins Pharmacy. The loss of Watkins Pharmacy is such a loss to our community. Our heartfelt prayers are with our Watkins family.”

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Autum Robertson - BoiseDev Reporter
Autum Robertson - BoiseDev Reporter
Autum Robertson is a BoiseDev reporter focused on Meridian and McCall. Contact her at [email protected].

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