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Early Morning Basement Fire in Reading

By JASON BATZ, Correspondent | October 28, 2020 | PENNSYLVANIA

Story No. 102920113

Reading, PA - On the morning of October 28th, a box alarm was transmitted for 534 North 11th Street for smoke showing from the basement. Chief Moyer (Car 7) arrived with smoke showing from a two-and-a-half story MOR. Firefighters stretched a hose line into the dwelling and located a fire in the basement. Crews searched the home and found no occupants inside. The fire was placed under control within 15 minutes with overhaul. No injuries were reported, and the Fire Marshal's Office is investigating.

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