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Building Materials Spark Fire Near Construction Business in Dickson City

DICKSON CITY -- Crews  battled a huge fire at a construction business in Lackawanna County Friday night.

The smoke and flames were shooting up from Valvano's Construction on Main Street in Dickson City, near the intersection with Viewmont Drive.  The flames could be seen for miles.

The fire sparked just after 10 p.m.

County officials tell WNEP building materials, including plastic pipe, owned by TSE, Incorporated burned.  Firefighters from several communities in Lackawanna County spent hours at the scene.

The cause is unknown.  Dickson City's fire chief tells Newswatch 16 that a State Police fire marshal is now part of the investigation.

No one was hurt.


This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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  • Anywhere but there

    The dummore way to claim bankruptcy. How long for FD to show? 500 $ an extra minute to let the fire really burn the scene? Probably had D demoing next day. CLASSIC NEPA