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Route 30 reopens in North Huntingdon following shopping-plaza fire

Patrick Varine
| Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Crews from multiple fire companies work on a fire at a shopping plaza on Route 30 in North Huntingdon on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
Patrick Varine | Tribune-Review
Crews from multiple fire companies work on a fire at a shopping plaza on Route 30 in North Huntingdon on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
Fire crews extinguish a blaze that began in the roof of a shopping plaza off Route 30 in North Huntingdon on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
Patrick Varine | Tribune-Review
Fire crews extinguish a blaze that began in the roof of a shopping plaza off Route 30 in North Huntingdon on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
A Shafton fire truck in North Huntindgon.
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Patrick Varine | Tribune-Review
A Shafton fire truck in North Huntindgon. .
Fire crews extinguish a blaze that began in the roof of a shopping plaza off Route 30 in North Huntingdon on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
Patrick Varine | Tribune-Review
Fire crews extinguish a blaze that began in the roof of a shopping plaza off Route 30 in North Huntingdon on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
Fire crews extinguish a blaze that began in the roof of a shopping plaza off Route 30 in North Huntingdon on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
Patrick Varine | Tribune-Review
Fire crews extinguish a blaze that began in the roof of a shopping plaza off Route 30 in North Huntingdon on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.

Fire crews battled a fire at a small strip of businesses along Route 30 in North Huntingdon on Saturday morning.

Crews were called out at 10 a.m. for a roof fire at the small plaza containing Continental Wax Works, the PPG Paints Store and other businesses.

The building was evacuated shortly after the call went out, according to county emergency officials.

Regular traffic along Route 30 was slowly resuming around 12:30 p.m. as fire crews remove hoses and vehicles from the roadway, 911 dispatchers said.

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-850-2862, pvarine@tribweb.com or via Twitter @MurrysvilleStar.

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