“I’ll tell you what, these guys (firefighters) did a phenomenal job,” said Kathy Williamson of AuSable Forks. “When I rounded the bend on my way home I was like ‘Oh, something’s on fire.’ They did a great job.”
Two firefighters were seen being treated at the scene for breathing difficulty, but neither was transported.
Auxiliary members of the AuSable Fire Department were asked to provide refreshments for firefighters because a sustained firefighting effort was expected.
State Police reported that Main Street was expected to remain closed for several hours.
— Staff Writer Miranda Orson contributed to this report.