Firefighters battle multi-alarm fire in Cumru
CUMRU TWP., Pa. – Firefighters worked about a half-hour to get control of a two-alarm blaze at an apartment building in Berks County. The first crews were dispatched shortly before 2:30 p.m. Friday to the 2100 block of New Holland Road, also designated as Route 625, just south of Route 724 and the borough of Kenhorst. Police on location confirmed the fire, prompting officials to strike a second alarm. Crews managed to contain much of the fire to one apartment, but the rest of the six-unit building suffered smoke damage, officials said. No one was injured, but six people have been displaced by the fire. They are being assisted by the American Red Cross. A state police fire marshal in investigating the fire. Route 625 was closed to traffic while crews battled the blaze.
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