The Williamsport Bureau of Fire was dispatched at 01:11 hrs. to 1200 Franklin Street for a reported structure fire. Williamsport Police was first on scene and reported heavy smoke showing from the basement doorway.
Upon arrival, Chief 8-1 confirmed the report and ordered a 2nd alarm. Once entry was made, a small fire was burning on the first floor and was extinguished. There was minor fire damage to the structure but considerable smoke damage throughout. The fire has been determined to be electrical in nature. No injuries were reported.
The store manager, Mike Patel, indicates he expects to have the damaged area cleaned up and be open fully for business in a day or so.