Fire damages structure at Evergreen Nursery in Carmel Valley

By Karen Billing

A fire broke out at Evergreen Nursery in Carmel Valley on the evening of Sunday, Nov. 17. At around 6:30 p.m., a neighbor called to alert the San Diego Fire Department that the houseplant structure at the nursery on Carmel Valley Road and Via Abertura was ablaze.

By 6:54 p.m. the neighbor called owner Mark Collins to let him know it had already been extinguished.

“We had three different engines respond,” said Collins, who, with his son Steven, owns San Diego’s largest wholesale nursery, which is open to the public.

“The response time was amazing and we’re super grateful for that,” Steven Collins said.

On Monday afternoon, the structure remained standing with a portion of the roof and interiors burned out. There were still plenty of healthy houseplants in and outside of the burned structure and it was still business as usual at the nursery with many customers on the large property.

Investigations continue into the cause of the fire and the cost of the damages is unknown. On Monday, Nov. 18, the phone lines and Internet services were down, but Steven Collins said they hoped to get back online for customers soon.

Evergreen Nursery is located at 13650 Carmel Valley Rd., San Diego CA 92130; 858-481-0622; www.evergreennursery.com.

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