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Firefighters battle blaze in Blackfoot

November 20, 2018

Maple Street Laundry and Dry Cleaners in Blackfoot started on fire early Tuesday, according to emergency scanner traffic.

BLACKFOOT -- A fire police reported early Tuesday morning has caused extensive damage to Maple Street Laundry & Dry Cleaning, 66 N. Maple St., said Blackfoot Fire Chief Kevin Gray.

Police alerted the fire department at 12:30 a.m., after witnessing smoke billowing through the roof of the laundromat. Gray doubts the roughly 30- by 40-foot building can be salvaged.

“It’s pretty serious -- a lot of damage,” Gray said.

Gray said nobody was injured. He said firefighters spent four hours battling the fire. He said the cause is unknown and is under investigation.

No injuries have been reported. Stay with this website for more information on the fire as it becomes available.

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