SHAMOKIN -- Firefighters were called to a blaze near the corner of East Sunbury (Route 61) and Franklin streets at 10:40 p.m.

Route 61 near the fire was closed to traffic.

Scanner reports announced shortly after 11 p.m. the roof of the structure collapsed and walls were bulging. Firefighters were called from inside the building.

It's the seventh blaze local firefighters have battled in five days.

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