Old Spirit Building dumpster catches fire

Staff Writer

Punxsutawney firefighters doused the flames from a roll off dumpster that caught fire on Saturday next to the Old Spirit Building on Cranberry Alley in Punxsutawney. All three Punxsutawney fire companies responded at 1:53 p.m. to the report of a dumpster fire endangering the Old Spirit Building. Due to a quick response, the blaze was doused before it caused any damage to the building. Pictured are firefighters spraying fire retardant foam on the dumpster's contents. Punxsutawney Borough Police are investigating the incident and checking a nearby surveillance camera as to how the fire began. (Photo by Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit)