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Fire damages Manor Inn, Mario's Pizza in Manor Township

Matthew Santoni
| Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, 5:33 a.m.
A fire tore through the Manor Inn and Mario’s Pizza and More on Oct. 3, 2017.
WPXI
A fire tore through the Manor Inn and Mario’s Pizza and More on Oct. 3, 2017.

A fire tore through a pair of Manor Township businesses early Tuesday morning, authorities said.

The automatic fire alarm at the Manor Inn and Mario's Pizza and More summoned first responders to the 500 block of Hill Street shortly before 3:15 a.m. Tuesday, Armstrong County 911 dispatchers said. They found heavy smoke rising from the building on their arrival.

Firefighters and equipment from Manor Township and eight other departments responded, and were focused mostly on attacking the fire from the exterior of the building. They were still putting out hot spots as of 5:15 a.m., dispatchers said.

Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV reported that the roof had collapsed. The businesses had only been open for about seven months, the owner told the TV station.

Matthew Santoni is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724 836 6660, msantoni@tribweb.com or on Twitter @msantoni.

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