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Firefighters battle Harrisburg warehouse blaze

Written by The Associated Press | May 13, 2014 1:37 AM
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(Harrisburg) -- Firefighters spent hours battling a three-alarm warehouse blaze in Harrisburg.

The fire broke out around 5:00 p.m. yesterday.

Several fire companies were called to the scene.

Harrisburg's fire chief says the warehouse building has partially collapsed.

He believes the fire to be suspicious and says it appears that several explosions stemmed from a gas line eruption.

Nearby businesses and vehicles were damaged by the flames and intense heat. They include a furniture business, a Mexican restaurant and a strip club.

The location is also near a busy city intersection and several roads were closed because of the heavy smoke from the blaze. 

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