TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Hempfield auto service center fire under investigation

JOE NAPSHA I TRIBUNE-REVIEW
Firefighters work atop Dinatti's Service Center in the West Point neighborhood of Hempfield on Sunday night. The cause of the fire, which resulted in smoke and water damage to the vehicle repair center, is under investigation, West Point Fire Chief Rex Baughman said.

Monday, July 7, 2014, 12:21 a.m.
 

The cause of a fire Sunday night that damaged an auto repair garage in Hempfield's West Point neighborhood remained under investigation Monday.

Hempfield fire marshal Doug Fordyce said no damage estimate was available for Dinatti's Service Center at 110 West Point Drive.

The fire started at 10:36 p.m. in the office section of the brick building, West Point fire Chief Rex Baughman said.

Smoke spread to the vehicle bays and poured out of the roof, Baughman said.

The business' owner, Chris Johnson, said he was at home Sunday night when he was notified of the fire. He could not be reached for further comment.

Fordyce said the business was open on Monday.

West Point firefighters were assisted by units from the Hempfield and Greensburg areas.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Westmoreland

  1. New Ohiopyle park manager ready for big challenge that comes with job
  2. ‘Extreme extrovert’ takes over at WCCC
  3. Northampton man has four major drug arrests in Western Pa. since 2009
  4. Cyclist traffic wanted
  5. Franklin Regional security guard fighting to get job back
  6. Dog-training program gives prison inmates chance to give back
  7. Chemical mix sickens two from South Greensburg
  8. Western Pa. volunteers battle wildfires in West
  9. Mt. Pleasant alumni lead campaign to buy handicapped-accessible van for former classmate
  10. Sale date for Monsour Medical Center in Jeannette finalized by court
  11. Hempfield approves prison site subdivision
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.