Fire causes extensive damage in Cressona
A fire early this morning caused considerable damages to a Schuylkill County business.
A fire broke out at Cressona Textiles Inc. plant in North Manheim Township, just outside Cressona, about 1 a.m.
The fire caused extensive damages to the property including a part of the building collapsing. It is a total loss, officials said.
According to reports the business made and stored rags. A part of SR901 (known as the Gordon Nagle Trail), which runs between Cressona and Pottsville, was closed due to the blaze and was not expected to reopen until later today.
A state police fire marshal has been summoned to the scene to help local fire officials determine a cause. There were no reports of injuries.