Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Fire Damages Business in Pottsville on Monday Afternoon

Late Monday afternoon, a fire damaged a business in Pottsville.

Around 5:20pm, Monday, emergency personnel were dispatched to a working commercial fire at 215 Mauch Chunk Street, in the city of Pottsville.

Fire Chief Jim Misstishin was first on scene and found heavy smoke coming from Miller's Reconditioning Shop.  

Fire crews from the city of Pottsville, along with crews from Minersville and Schuylkill Haven responded.

By 6:00pm, the fire was declared under control but not before the severely damaged the shop and some of the vehicles inside.

At least two firefighters suffered minor injuries fighting the fire.

Crews remained on-scene until around 7:30pm.

The owners say they plan to rebuild.


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