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Firefighters respond to multi-alarm fire at Gulfport hardware store

GULFPORT — A fire tore through a hardware store Thursday night, prompting fire officials to summon about 30 fire vehicles to help fight the blaze.

Firefighters were called to Gulfport Hardware, 5006 Gulfport Blvd. S, at 8:24 p.m. Upon arriving, fire crews encountered flames and declared the blaze a two-alarm fire. There were reports of explosions coming from the store.

Firefighters got the blaze under control and were still on the scene late Thursday night.

Information about a cause or a potential damage estimate was not available.

Firefighters respond to multi-alarm fire at Gulfport hardware store 10/18/12 [Last modified: Friday, October 19, 2012 7:28am]
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