Berlin Fire

by Cooper on May 10, 2013

in News

THE BERLIN DAILY SUN SAYS ONE OF THE OLDEST BUILDINGS IN MILAN – AND A LANDMARK TO THE WAY LIFE USED TO BE IN WEST MILAN – BURNED TO THE GROUND THURSDAY MORNING.

THE SUN SAYS ALTHOUGH IT HAD BEEN EMPTY FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS, THE OLD STRUCTURE AT 86 WEST VILLAGE RD. WAS AT ONE TIME A STORE AND CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THE RAILROAD.

MILAN FIRE CHIEF KEVIN ST. GELAIS TELLS THE SUN HIS DEPARTMENT RESPONDED SHORTLY AFTER 12:30 A.M. THURSDAY AND THE BUILDING WAS FULLY INVOLVED WHEN FIREFIGHTERS ARRIVED.

THE SUN SAYS A SECOND ALARM WAS DECLARED AND THE FIRE WAS BROUGHT UNDER CONTROL FAIRLY QUICKLY WITH NO INJURIES.

THE CHIEF TELLS THE SUN THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE HAS DETERMINED THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE WAS ELECTRICAL.

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