Update: Arson Attempted on Parked Vehicle at Suspicious Reed Rd. Fire

Broomall fire officials provided an update of the suspicious fire that occurred at a multi-use commercial building on Reed Road in Broomall on Aug. 25.

BROOMALL–The investigation continues for the that occurred on 388 Reed Road in Broomall on Saturday evening. 

According to Tony Cavarocchi, public information officer for the , two separate fires were located in the multi-use commercial building on Reed Road. Several businesses including  and an apartment were located within the building.

In addition to the two fires, Cavarocchi said an attempted fire occurred on a nearby parked vehicle that didn't ignite.

Cavarocchi said the cause of the fire is still undetermined and currently under investigation by the , Pennsylvania State Police, and the Delaware County Criminal Investigation Division.

At least five vehicles were located inside the building as well, previously stated Fire Chief Carl Drake. No injuries were reported, but the building and vehicles sustained smoke and water damage.

Firefighters responded to the one-alarm fire around 9:19 p.m. Aug. 25 and was under control by around 10 p.m. The building was back in service by around 12:06 a.m., said Cavarocchi.

In addition to the Broomall Fire Co., , Rose Tree, Springfield, Bon Air and Brookline fire companies responded to the scene along with .


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