Eight people displaced after pizza shop, apartment building fire in Biglerville

ADAMS COUNTY, Pa.-- Eight people have been displaced after a pizza shop and apartment building fire.

According to emergency dispatch, the fire broke out at La Trattoria Pizza in the first block of of N. Main Street in Biglerville Boro around 1:55 a.m. on May 24.

Eric Bowmaster, the assistant fire chief for Biglerville, said that the fire was on two sides of the building, and took about an hour and twenty minutes to control.

As of 4:15 a.m., crews are on the scene putting out hot spots.

The pizza shop also has four apartments above it, which all suffered extensive damage.

Now, the building must be demolished for safety.

The Red Cross is assisting five adults and three children that have been displaced.

Due to fire activity, all lanes of Route 34 between Hanover Street and Cemetery Road have been closed as of 6:30 a.m.

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