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UPDATE: Building a total loss after fire in Hazleton

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HAZLETON (KWWL) -

UPDATE: The Hazleton Fire Chief says a building is a total loss after an overnight fire.

The fire started around 12:45 a.m. in the 300 block of Hayes Street West, which inside the city's trailer court area. The chief says the fire started inside the entry door area of the building, and then spread to insulation in the ceiling and roofing area. He has advised the owner of the trailer court to have the building torn down.

No cause has been determined in the fire, but no one was hurt.

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Original Story:

The fire chief in Hazleton says a fire in the city's trailer court area damaged a building overnight.

The chief says crews responded to the fire early this morning, and the damaged building serves as a tornado shelter and workshop. A viewer sent KWWL pictures from the scene.

There's no information at this time regarding any possible injuries, nor is there an estimate on the damage sustained from the fire.

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