On October 9, 2017, at approximately 2:52 a.m., the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Communication Center received a 911 call reporting a fire at Johnny Ringo’s Bar & Grill located at 112 South Broadway in Spring Valley. Fillmore County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived on scene within five minutes of the 911 call and reported that the building was fully engulfed in flames. The sheriff’s deputies started evacuating the apartments above the area businesses that were adjacent to the fire. The Spring Valley Fire Department arrived on scene and immediately requested mutual aid from the Grand Meadow Fire Department, asking for an engine pumper and man power. A few minutes later after accessing the fire, the Stewartville Fire Department was also requested for mutual aid with their ladder truck. A short time later after fighting the fire, the Spring Valley Fire Department also requested the Ostrander and Wykoff Fire Departments for mutual aid. The Spring Valley Ambulance was also requested to the scene to assist as needed. The building is considered a total loss and the Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office, along with the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office, is investigating the fire. The American Red Cross has also been involved, providing assistance to the tenants in the nearby buildings.