- Posted March 29, 2014 by
Des Moines, Iowa
Younkers building burns in downtown Des Moines , IA.
A fire has engulfed the former Younkers building in downtown Des Moines. Large flames could be seen rising from the upper floors. Police and fire officials have the surrounding area blocked off. Ash and debris reportedly visible down 7th and Cherry street.
The building, which was recently renamed to "The Flagship Building", underwent renovations to create 120 apartments and office space.