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Video: Fire destroys Blakeslee Inn & Restaurant in the Poconos

Video above by Fire & Film’s J.C. Kriesher (jck5055) taken during the fire that destroyed the Blakeslee Inn in Tobyhanna Township, Pennsylvania (Monroe County). More from Fire & Film here. Fire & Film also shared the image below of interesting “tanker” being used for this fire.

Amanda Kelley, The Morning Call:

Flames ripped through the Blakeslee Inn and Restaurant in Monroe County on Wednesday, gutting several buildings. Officials said the inn was a total loss.

Heavy smoke and flames poured from the property along Route 940 in Tobyhanna Township, near Blakeslee. No one was staying in the inn, but some employees were there around 8:30 a.m. as flames appeared.

As winds pushed the blaze through several structures, firefighters from Monroe, Carbon, Northampton and Luzerne counties rushed to the scene. The flames didn’t subside until Wednesday afternoon.

Submitted photo from the Monroe County incident

Posted by Fire & Film on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Fire & Film on the scene in Monroe County as a massive fire broke out at the Blakeslee Inn & Restaurants. Firefighters…

Posted by Fire & Film on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

 

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