Crews battle 2-alarm fire at automotive garage in Robeson Township

Firefighters extinguished a fast moving fire that tore through a commercial building in Robeson Township Friday afternoon.

Several fire companies from surrounding municipalities assisted in the 2 alarm blaze that broke out at an automotive garage located on Formstone Road.

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The fire broke out around 3:30pm. Heavy flames could be seen from a few miles away. Soon after dispatch, a second alarm was struck.

The fire was placed under control a few hours later. No injuries were initially reported.

The State Police Fire Marshal is investigating the cause.

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