- Associated Press - Friday, July 28, 2017

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) - A fire has damaged a historically significant building in Pennsylvania undergoing $13 million in renovations.

The Altoona Mirror reports (https://bit.ly/2w5ecfx ) the fire broke out Wednesday around 4 p.m. at Highland Hall in Hollidaysburg.

The building, which dates back to the 1840s, was undergoing renovations to become a senior housing facility.

Firefighters were quickly able to get the blaze under control, and no injuries were reported.

Andy Haines, executive vice president of the State College-based development company S&A; Homes, says the fire broke out on the rooftop of a newly constructed wing. He says he is unable to confirm whether the fire would extend the timeline of the renovations.

The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.

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Information from: Altoona Mirror, https://www.altoonamirror.com

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