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Manahoy, PA Firehouse Catches Fire

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From: Frank Adruscavage,

Around 4:40 a.m. a call was received of smoke in the unit block of East Mahanoy Ave. and borough police Lt. John Kaczmarczyk arrived to investigate.

Kaczmarczyk, a long time member of the Washington Hook and Ladder Co., saw heavy flames inside the engine room of his fire company at 35 E. Mahanoy Ave. and immediately upgraded the smoke investigation to a working structure fire.