Yuengling Brewery fire at Tampa storage injures one firefighter

Bottles of Yuengling beer are seen being packaged at Yuengling & Sons brewery Tuesday, July 24, 2001, in Pottsville, Pa. The Yuengling family has been making beer at its hillside brewery at 5th and Mahantongo streets since 1831. (AP Photo/Chris Gardner)

October 28, 2013 9:17:00 AM PDT
The Yuengling Brewing Company caught fire in Tampa overnight Saturday into Sunday. Flames shot through the roof of the building and firefighters experienced heavy, dense smoke.

"Tampa firefighters made entry climbing five stories where they were met with dense smoke and high-heat conditions," Tampa Fire spokesperson Henry Williams said.

Firefighters got the fire under control in about an hour. Crews are still investigating how the fire started and determining how much damage it caused.

No facility workers were injured. One firefighter was hurt and taken to the hospital with a minor injury.

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