Multiple Crews Battle Massive Fire


SHENANDOAH, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) – Multiple crews are on the scene of a working structure fire at the former Shenandoah Rag Company Friday.

Crews were called to the 100 block of East Lloyd Street around 4 a.m. We’re told crews from multiple departments covering three counties were called to the scene at the United Wiping Cloth Company building.

Firefighters are battling temperatures in the teens as they work to put out the flames. They’re working to prevent the fire from spreading to neighboring properties.

Fire officials tell us they are evacuating residents around the building due to the threat of the building collapsing. There are no injuries to report as firefighters have been on the scene for more than 12 hours.

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