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Fire destroys Beaver County cabinet shop

| Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, 2:15 p.m.

It took firefighters about eight hours Friday night to douse a persistent blaze that destroyed a Beaver County cabinet manufacturing shop, the fire chief said.

The building along Lovi Road was destroyed, said P.J. Moldovan, chief of Big Knob Fire Department in New Sewickley. He said the cause is undetermined and under investigation by a state police fire marshal.

“The whole roof is caved into the building,” Moldovan said. “All their saws, machinery. … Everything is a complete loss.”

Firefighters were dispatched around 10 p.m. Friday and remained at the scene until shortly after 6 a.m. Saturday.

Moldovan said firefighters needed a township road department backhoe to help douse piles of smoldering wood stock stored inside the building.

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