A massive fire has engulfed an abandoned factory in Reading, Pennsylvania, prompting a response from multiple fire departments. The blaze, reported to be a two-alarm fire, began around 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, with heavy flames visible from the third floor.

While firefighters are diligently working to bring the situation under control, authorities have urged residents to steer clear of the area. Despite the intensity of the fire, there have been no reports of injuries. Reports indicate that it’s at an abandoned factory, and no other structures are currently in danger. The cause of the fire remains unknown, with investigations ongoing to determine the source of the blaze.

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The eerie red glow and thick smoke are visible for miles, casting a somber shadow over the surrounding neighborhood. The safety and wellbeing of nearby residents remain a top priority as emergency response teams continue to grapple with the ongoing situation.