Former Takoma Park theater lost to fire

posted by CSWalczak on December 7, 2009 at 7:55 am

TAKOMA PARK, MD — The former Allen Theater was lost in an early morning fire on December 5. The building had become a furniture store.

The fire on New Hampshire Avenue near East-West Highway was reported just before 2:30 this morning, and went to three alarms before crews got it under control three hours later.

About 120 firefighters from Montgomery and Prince George’s counties responded to the scene.

The cause of the fire is still being determined.

The full story is at WTOP.

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HowardBHaas on December 7, 2009 at 8:55 am

I also sent this in as homepage news, but yours arrived 1st. My news had a different link, to the Washington Post article with a photo of the damaged former theater.
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