The Shell Gas Station was closed Thursday morning after a fire smoked out the convenience store.
Reports came in Thursday morning of a fire at the Shell Gas Station at 400 W. Street Road. After emergency crews put the blaze out inside the convenience store, the station had to be closed. As of 9:30 a.m. Thursday, the doors were blocked, keeping a heavy, smokey odor inside the building, and all of the pumps were turned off. The cause of the fire is under investigation. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
A small fuel fire resulted from the accident.
At around 7 p.m. Monday evening, right as the members of the Southampton Fire Company were gathering for their weekly training session, they were dispatched to a call at the Sunoco service station on the corner of Second Street Pike and County Line Road - a car had taken out a gas pump, and then hit the building; the pump was on fire. The gas pump, which disconnected from the main tank when it was struck, burst into flames and was deposited about 20 feet away from its normal location. The fire, fueled by a small amount of gas left in the unit, was quickly extinguished by gas station staff and arriving firefighters, Southampton Fire Company Chief Glenn McKenney said. The elderly female driver was not serious hurt but was taken to Abington …