Firefighters Battle Multi-Alarm Pennsylvania Motel Fire

Firefighters battled a fire that went to five alarms today at a motel in Muhlenberg, Pennsylvania.

Firefighters arriving at the scene of the fire encountered heavy smoke and flames billowing from the building, and their were reports of a partial wall collapse, according to the local CBS affiliate (

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Strong winds hampered firefighting efforts as the fire also spread to a neighboring metal-supply business, according to WFMZ ( The fire badly damaged or destroyed the office and maintenance areas of the motel and the owner’s home. One firefighter was reportedly treated for minor injuries.

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