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YOUNGWOOD (KDKA) – Fire damaged a business in Youngwood, Westmoreland County Thursday morning.

The fire started around 4 a.m. at the Platinum Salon and Spa on North Third Street.

There was heavy fire in the basement and on the first floor, which extended up into the attic.

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The owner says she’s been in business there for 18 years after starting it when she was 19.

“It’s hard. My dad and I built this building from the ground up. I have 20 awesome people that work here…they are my priority. I want to make sure my staff has a place to work,” Candy Valentino said.

The fire marshal is investigating the cause.