Cause of Shopping Center Blaze Still Under Investigation

Newtown Township's fire marshal said he has yet to confirm the cause of the fire, which occurred at Sarcone’s Deli last Wednesday.


The cause of last week's fire at the Newtown Villages Shopping Center is still under investigation by township officials.

Newtown Township Fire Marshal Don Harris said on Tuesday he has yet to confirm the cause of the fire, which occurred at shortly after 1:30 a.m. last Wednesday. The fire caused damage to adjacent businesses, including and .

No one was injured in the overnight blaze. Firefighters from the Newtown Fire Association, Northampton Volunteers Fire Company and Upper Makefield Fire Company had the fire under control within an hour.

According to sources, Sarcone’s Deli had gone out of business a few weeks ago.

Karl Smith April 11, 2012 at 03:40 PM
Do you think we'll ever really know the cause of this fire?


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