Firefighters in Orange battle hair salon fire inside shopping plaza

Firefighters in Orange on the scene of a fire at a shopping plaza on Boston Post Road (WTNH / Report-It / Patricia P)

ORANGE, Conn. (WTNH) — Orange firefighters are investigating what may have sparked a fire inside a hair salon at the Liberty Square shopping plaza Wednesday morning.

Around 10:40 a.m., News 8 received photos from Patricia via Report-It showing firefighters on the scene at 501 Boston Post Road. The entire plaza was evacuated as a safety precaution.

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Firefighters in Orange on the scene of a fire at a shopping plaza on Boston Post Road (WTNH / Report-It / Patricia P)

Orange police report that the plaza was closed for almost three hours. During that time, the right-most travel lane of the Boston Post Road westbound was closed to allow emergency vehicle staging until the situation was contained.

Just after 1:00 p.m. Orange police said that the scene was being cleared, and traffic returned to normal on the Boston Post Road.


The cause of the fire remains under investigation. If you have any information that could help Orange officers in their investigation, you’re asked to give them a call at 203-891-2130.

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