Fire destroys beer distributor in Schuylkill County


RINGTOWN, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A well-known business in Schuylkill County was destroyed by a fire Thursday.

Crews were called to Valley Beverage on West Main Street in Ringtown.

The thick, black smoke filled the sky and could be seen for miles.

No one was hurt when the beer distributor burned to the ground.

Savanna Krusinsky was working behind the counter when the fire started.

She told Eyewitness News two regular customers made sure she got out safely.

“It was really scary,” said Krusinsky.  “I was trying to hold it in at first, and then all the trucks got here, people were asking if I was OK, and I just broke!”

A state police fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire in Schuylkill County.

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