Fire causes ‘extensive damage’ to Hanover Township garage

By Kulsoom Khan - [email protected] | January 7th, 2018 6:26 pm - updated: 7:28 pm.

HANOVER TWP. — Firefighters from five different fire departments worked relentlessly Sunday afternoon to put out a fire in a garage in Hanover Township.

A call regarding a working structure fire at 12 Loomis Park Road was received at 3:54 p.m. The garage was located near the Loomis Park housing development. Hanover Township Fire Chief Joe Temarantz said the owner of the garage was the only individual inside at the time of the fire and he made it out safely with no injuries.

Temarantz also said there was “extensive damage inside”, but the cause of the fire is undetermined at this time. A fire marshall will be visiting the property on Monday. The Sugar Notch Fire Department, Hunlock Creek Fire Department, Nanticoke Fire Department and Laurel Run Fire Department all assisted with the massive blaze.

Traffic on Loomis Park Road and Dundee Cross Road was blocked for at least an hour and a half.

Check back at www.timesleader.com for updates.

Firefighters carry equipment from the scene of a garage fire in Loomis Park near Dundee Road in Hanover Township late Sunday afternoon.
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_TTL010818LoomisParkFire_4-1.jpgFirefighters carry equipment from the scene of a garage fire in Loomis Park near Dundee Road in Hanover Township late Sunday afternoon. Bill Tarutis | For Times Leader
Firefighters cover a classic car that was inside a garage fire in Loomis Park near Dundee Road in Hanover Township on Sunday.
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_TTL010818LoomisParkFire_3-1.jpgFirefighters cover a classic car that was inside a garage fire in Loomis Park near Dundee Road in Hanover Township on Sunday. Bill Tarutis | For Times Leader
Smoke billows from a garage fire in Loomis Park near Dundee Road in Hanover Township late Sunday afternoon.
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_TTL010818LoomisParkFire_2-1.jpgSmoke billows from a garage fire in Loomis Park near Dundee Road in Hanover Township late Sunday afternoon. Bill Tarutis | For Times Leader
This Chevrolet Chevelle SS is one of the classic cars that was saved from a garage fire in Loomis Park near Dundee Road in Hanover Township on Sunday.
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_TTL010818LoomisParkFire_1-1.jpgThis Chevrolet Chevelle SS is one of the classic cars that was saved from a garage fire in Loomis Park near Dundee Road in Hanover Township on Sunday. Bill Tarutis | For Times Leader

By Kulsoom Khan

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