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Roseville Galleria Fire out of control and spreading rapidly





roseville_galleria_fire.jpgThe Roseville Galleria fire is continuing to billow flames and huge plumes of black smoke and is showing no signs of being under control despite earlier reports.  Roseville Fire Department reports that the fire is spreading rapidly and the fire department is now in a defensive posture.

The arson suspect  (Alexander Corney Pigee, 23) who earlier barricaded himself inside GameStop is in custody. No injuries have been reported.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

The Westfield Galleria at Roseville Shopping Mall,  an upscale shopping destination located in Roseville, Calfornia. The Galleria features over 1 million square feet of shopping with over 200 stores.

 
Despite initial reports of containment, the Roseville Galleria fire rages out of control.


The SWAT Team rides aboard vehicle to secure the Galleria.  


The SWAT Team prepares to secure the Galleria as Roseville Police secure entrances.

 
The Placer County Sheriff's help keep the eager press at bay.

  • Roseville Galleria shutdown, suspected gunman sought (Thursday, October 21, 2010)
    Roseville Police have shutdown the Roseville Galleria due to a developing situation in which a suspected gunman has started a fire and has barricaded himself inside the GameStop store
  • Roseville Galleria Fire tops Internet search volume (Thursday, October 21, 2010)
    The tragic Roseville Galleria Fire of October 21, 2010, has brought more far reaching attention to this California community of over 100,000 residents than most likely any other single event in the city's history.
  • Alexander Piggee jailed without bail (Friday, October 22, 2010)
    Alexander Piggee, 23, no permanent address, has been booked into the Placer County Jail on suspicion of arson (willfully and maliciously setting a fire), arson under conditions likely to cause great bodily injury
  • Roseville issues Galleria Fire report (Friday, December 17, 2010)
    Amidst the confusion and chaos of the Galleria Fire, conflicting reports of who ordered the shutdown of the sprinkler systems at the Galleria, are among the key issues of the Galleria Fire report, issued by the City of Roseville




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