Update: Loss of Atwater businesses and buildings could total $1.5 million
Update 1 p.m.
ATWATER - A demolition crew is on stand-by in Atwater waiting for word to topple the remaining brick walls of three main street buildings that were gutted in an early-morning fire today.
Atwater Fire Chief Gerald Schwartz said the unstable walls could pose a public safety concern.
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