Steubenville business called a total loss after fire on University blvd


A Steubenville business has been called a total loss after it was engulfed in flames.

The name of the business is Phoenix Scrap Metal on University Boulevard.

Officials rushed to the building around 11:30 this morning.

Officials say the front facade has completely fallen.

According to officials, the building was supplied with a diesel tank, an oil tank, and a propane tank.

Officials say the fire is now under control and they are putting out small fires at this time and it’s not safe to enter the building until all fires are out.

No injuries have been reported at this time. Officials can confirm one employee was inside at the time of the fire but was able to get out safely.

No word on exactly what caused the fire.

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