Fire Levels Yakima Tennis Clubhouse
Investigators were on scene at the Yakima Tennis Club today, trying to figure out what caused a fire that destroyed one of the clubs oldest buildings.
Crews received the call around 6 a.m. Sunday morning, where they found the clubhouse fully engulfed in flames.
Members say they had received calls from others in the club that morning as well.
"I cried, I cried the whole way here," said Mary Jacky, "We have members that live close by, so we knew that it was true, they had sent pictures."
Crews were able to knock the fire down within an hour, but not before everything inside the building, including over 50 years of trophies and collectibles, were destroyed.
Firefighters were able to save the club's poolhouse and nearby courts from burning up.
No cause for the fire has been determined as of this afternoon.
Mary Jacky says it was heartbreaking to see her second home go up in flames.
"People like me grew up at this facility, learning to play tennis, to swim," said Jacky, "So it means a lot to our memories."