Northbound Route 1 Reopened After Fire

LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC)– A blaze at a garage that houses fuel trucks near the intersection of Route 1 and Main Street in Laurel has been extinguished, according to fire officials.

The fire, which was called in at 7 p.m., was at Laurel Heating and Oil Company. Northbound Route 1 was closed at Main Street for a few hours, but has since been reopened.

Authorities say one firefighter sustained a minor injury. Property damage includes the oil trucks and the garage itself. The company building seems to be structurally sound.

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