STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Crews battled flames in a fully engulfed car dealership fire in Monroe County, Monday afternoon.
Officials say calls came in for the fire just after 3:00 p.m., on Monday at Gray Service Center in the 1800 block of West Main Street in Stroud Township.
A viewer video sent to Eyewitness News shows heavy flames and smoke in and around the building, which can be viewed below.
The Stroud Township Fire Department tells Eyewitness News an employee was hospitalized and later released after receiving burns during the fire.
PSP Fire Marshall states they are continuing to investigate the cause but all evidence found at the scene points to the cause of the fire being accidental.
Around 10:00 a.m. Tuesday crews were called back for a rekindling of fire but it was extinguished quickly.
Fire officials deemed the building as a complete loss. The car dealership did repairs and maintenance.
Crews said the Holiday Inn Express near the dealership was evacuated as a precautionary measure.