Firefighters are working to contain heavy smoke and flames at a store in Elizabeth Township.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

ELIZABETH TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Firefighters are on the scene of a fire causing heavy smoke in Elizabeth Township.

The fire is at the Trail View convenience store in the 200 block of Industry Road.

As of 6:00 a.m., the fire still is not contained and there are some flare-ups.

According to the owner of the store, a passerby woke him up, allowing him to get his wife and children out safely.

He believes the fire started in the slushy machine.

The cause is, however, under investigation.

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