Hamburg fire on S. Fourth St.

A two-alarm fire Wednesday damaged an unoccupied apartment building at 14 S. Fourth St. in Hamburg.

A section of Fourth Street in Hamburg was closed Wednesday as crews battled a two-alarm fire.

The fire at 14 S. Fourth St. broke out about 11 a.m.

According to Deputy Chief Jarrod Emes of the Hamburg Fire Department:

Crews arrived to find smoke coming from the top of an unoccupied apartment building that had been undergoing renovations.

A neighboring restaurant and apartment house had to be temporarily evacuated while firefighters worked to get control of the flames.

The fire was contained to the kitchen area of a second-floor rear apartment and was under control in about 35 minutes.

An estimate of the damage was not immediately available. The cause is under investigation by the state police fire marshal.

There were no injuries.

The building is owned by A&M Real Estate Investments, according to online county records.

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