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TIMELINE: Old Market fire

Posted at 11:43 AM, Jan 11, 2016

A timeline of the Old Market fire on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016.

Monday, Nov. 23

MUD reports receiving a locate request via the Nebraska One Call Center for a locate of gas and water utilities for a contractor that was working in the area of 11th and Howard Streets.

Monday, Jan. 4

MUD reports completing a request to refresh the locate markings of all MUD facilities, including mains and service, lines in that area 

Saturday, Jan. 9

2:51 p.m. - Firefighters are dispatched to a possible explosion at 422 S 11th St., according to the Omaha Fire Department.

INTERVIEW: Woman was shopping near explosion

INTERVIEW: Old Market resident recalls gas smell

INTERVIEW: M's Pub employee checks on coworkers

2:53 p.m. - MUD reports notifying technicians of a fire with a possible building explosion with natural gas involved, about a minute after hearing it on a radio scanner.

3:04 p.m. - Working fire declared.

3:16 p.m. - MUD says technicians arrived on scene to shut down the gas main and services

3:30 p.m. - Additional MUD technicians begin checking atmosphere levels in nearby buildings, underground vaults and sewers, the utility company says. A gas leak survey of the surrounding area found no leaks.

3:43 p.m. - Second alarm declared as crews fight the fire from the outside until the natural gas is turned off.

4:28 p.m. - MUD says gas to the building was turned off and verified by the Omaha Fire Department.

6:24 p.m. - One person taken to the hospital with a broken leg after slipping on the ice.

7:26 p.m. - Third alarm declared because of the extreme weather.

10:30 p.m. - Roof of the building collapsed, according to the Omaha Fire Department, following collapse of parts of the first floor. 

Midnight - Fire declared under control.

Sunday, Jan. 10

2 a.m. - A firefighter broke a hand after falling on the ice, according to Fire Chief Bernie Kanger.

[Time unspecified] - Two separate online fundraisers are created to support workers at M's Pub and surrounding businesses. RELATED LINK: Online fund raises money for workers impacted by Old Market fire

Monday, Jan. 11

1:35 p.m. - Officials release audio of the first four 911 calls made to report an explosion and fire at M's Pub. RELATED LINK: AUDIO: 911 calls report Old Market explosion and fire

3:25 p.m. - City officials, including the mayor, fire chief and public works director, gave a briefing on the clean-up efforts and investigation into the Old Market fire. Watch the entire press conference here.