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Crews fight fire at multi-business unit in Scranton

WBRE Wilkes-Barre logo WBRE Wilkes-Barre 5/4/2022 Emily Silvi

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - A building in Scranton is left with smoke and water damage after a car fire that started in a garage, according to Scranton Deputy Fire Chief.

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Scranton Fire Department was sent to the 400 block of Green Ridge Street just after 7:00 Wednesday morning for reports of a garage on fire. Scranton Deputy Fire Chief Dan Hallowich said a vehicle fire inside had spread to the rest of the building.

There are three units in the building with one being a personal garage, barbershop, and commercial garage. The garage where the fire started is a personal garage and not connected to the business garage.

Deputy Chief Hallowich said the crews faced a lot of hazards with the building itself and the contents inside, including tires.

There are no injuries reported and the Scranton Fire Marshal is on scene investigating.

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