UPDATE: Marietta business heavily damaged by fire the day after Christmas

Published: Dec. 26, 2020 at 11:56 PM EST
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MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) - UPDATE 12/27/2020 8:47 p.m.

Marietta firefighters say a business that caught on fire December 26th is heavily damaged.

Boley Enterprises’ second and third floors collapsed in the fire. The state fire marshal and the inspector are going to look at the building on Monday to try to find out what caused the fire.

Firefighters were at the building until about 2 or 3 in the afternoon the day after the fire making sure it was out. Firefighters say no other buildings nearby were damaged.

No one was hurt.

ORIGINAL 12/26/2020

Firefighters in Marietta are battling a large structure fire near the corner of Third and Scammel Streets.

A dispatcher with the Marietta Police Department says the fire is burning Boley Enterprises, a business located at 348 Third Street.

Marietta Police and Fire are on scene and a tower truck was on its way from Belpre’s Volunteer Fire Department around 11:45 p.m.

No injuries have been reported. The dispatcher at MPD says the building was unoccupied when the call came in around 11:00 p.m.

She says utility companies are on their way to assist with shutting off gas and electric to the building.

WTAP has a reporter on scene. Stick with us as we learn more.

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