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Four Alarm Fire Destroys Claysburg Lumber Business

Fire companies from all over in Blair and Bedford counties were fighting a massive fire which started at 10:05 p.m. Monday night and continued to burn into Tuesday in Claysburg at the site of the U.S. Lumber Distribution Center.

At 8 a.m. there were still flames and big clouds of smoke coming from 218 Ward Drive, which is a lumberyard and distribution center.

Scott Eicher, Fire Chief for Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company said they do not know what started the four alarm fire, and it will be investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal.

About 19 fire companies were present to battl...


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