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'Pokemon Go' Player Spots 2-Alarm Fire at Nail Salon

The fire broke out at the Super Nails at 8 Merchant's Row shortly after midnight

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    The player was walking past a nail salon playing Pokemon Go when he smelled the smoke and saw the fire and notified 911. (Published Monday, July 25, 2016)

    Fire officials in Sandwich, Massachusetts, say a resident playing "Pokemon Go" spotted a two-alarm fire at a nail salon and alerted authorities early Monday morning. 

    The fire broke out at the Super Nails at 8 Merchant's Row shortly after midnight. 

    Mutual aid was requested from surrounding communities. 

    Two firefighters were evaluated on the scene for heat exhaustion and one Joint Base Cape Cod firefighter was taken to Falmouth Hospital for observation. 

    Officials say the business is a total loss and damage was contained to the salon. The damage is estimated between $50,000-75,000. 

    One tenant of a nearby residence was displaced for the night. 

    The fire is under investigation.


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