Fire Hits Commercial Building Route 61 Paxinos, Structure Destroyed

Photo courtesy Elysburg Fire Department

PAXINOS – There was a two alarm fire at Shingara Enterprises former location along Route 61 in Paxinos Wednesday night. No injuries were reported.

Northumberland County 9-1-1 tells us, a large commercial building was destroyed. Route 61 was blocked for a time but is open now. Crews were done about 2:30, but returned for a rekindle at 4:24am.

Fire companies, who were involved in the fire fight or in a standby capacity were Stonington, Ralpho Township, Elysburg, Coal Township, Shamokin, Kulpmont, Mount Carmel, Sunbury, Lower Augusta, Trevorton, East Cameron, and several units from Montour County. Also, Danville, Selinsgrove, Milton, Lewisburg, and Ashland responded. No injuries were reported.

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