Fire damages bowling alley in Hermitage

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No injuries were reported

HERMITAGE, Pa. (WKBN) – A fire damaged a bowling alley in Hermitage Thursday.

Hermitage Fire Chief John Flynn said crews were called to 10 Pin Alley bowling alley at about 8:30 p.m.

Flynn said the fire started in an interior wall, but they were able to get it under control to prevent it from spreading. He said the building sustained mostly cosmetic damage, and the structural integrity was not compromised.

No injuries were reported.

Flynn said the bowling alley was full of people because there were leagues playing at the time of the fire. He said employees did a very good job at getting everyone out safely.

The fire is under investigation.

The owner said on the business’s Facebook page that the fire looked to be electrical, but Flynn said an investigation would have to be completed before he can comment on a cause, however, he said he does not suspect foul play.

The business will be closed Friday, but Flynn said the owners are hoping to reopen this weekend.

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