Fire Destroys Landmark Sandy Lake Hardware Store

April 25, 2013

A State Police fire marshal is continuing an investigation into the cause of a fire that destroyed a landmark hardware store in downtown Sandy Lake on Wednesday afternoon.

Ten fire companies responded to the blaze on South Main Street in  Sandy Lake shortly after 1:30 PM on Wednesday.  Many of the responders were on the scene for about seven hours.

Firefighters were able to keep the blaze from spreading to adjacent businesses, although a neighboring floral shop sustained smoke and water damage.  No injuries were reported.

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