2-Alarm Fire Destroys Pa. Fire Station


Thirteen fire companies converged Saturday afternoon at a volunteer fire station in Fairfield Township where a two-alarm fire ignited, emergency officials confirmed.

A fire ignites at the Fairfield Township fire station. Images: Firefighters Fight Fire Close To Home

Crews were called to Route 711 at Mountain View Road north of Ligonier Township shortly before 4:30 p.m. Emergency officials said firefighters gained control over most of the fire within an hour.

WTAE Channel 4 Action News reporter Ashlie Hardway learned at the scene that the fire started in the kitchen of the fire station's social hall and spread from there. Hardway reported that a wedding reception was scheduled to take place at the social hall Saturday evening.

There were no reports of any injuries.

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