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Fire Erupts at Marathon Gas Station

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NewsWest 9

MARATHON - A fire broke out in Marathon on Saturday night left the town with only one gas station.

Crews responded to the Sixto Gas Station around 12:40 a.m. Sunday morning.

We're told the Marathon Fire Department was having technical issues so the Alpine Fire Department responded.

By the time that happened, the station was completely engulfed in flames.

Crews worked until 7 a.m. Sunday morning working on hot spots.

Right now, the sheriff's department is ruling the fire accidental.

They believe the fire may have started in the kitchen.