Crews Respond to Reported Possible Fire at Hellertown Laundromat

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Fire crews from throughout Saucon Valley raced to the scene of a reported possible fire at Browns Laundromat, 78 W. Water St., Hellertown, early Tuesday evening.

Firefighters at Browns Laundromat (credit: June Rose)

Eyewitnesses reported that W. Water Street in that vicinity was closed in both directions as of 7:15 p.m.

An adjacent business owner said a laundromat customer reportedly smelled an odor and dialed 911, summoning the police and fire response.

Photo credit: June Rose

Firefighters remained on scene checking vents throughout the building–which is attached to a beer distributor–as of 7:30 p.m.

There have been no reports of injuries as of this time, and the incident appeared under control as of about 7:30 p.m.

Note: The photos below were all contributed by eyewitnesses.

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