Fire at Muhlenberg Township Used Car Dealership Injures Firefighter

A fire broke out around 1pm Wednesday afternoon on the 5300 block of Allentown Pike (5th Street Highway) at a used car dealership. The blaze prompted multiple departments to respond to the scene and closed the road for an extended amount of time.

A building and several cargo container storage units were involved in the fire. During the fire, a firefighter was injured and transported to Reading Hospital. It is not known how the firefighter was injured.

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Allentown Pike in the area of Walmart was closed for several hours as firefighters battled the blaze.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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Jason Hugg
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