A crash that led to a fire at a car dealership in Codorus Township displaced three adults who lived above the dealership.

When a vehicle ran a stop sign at Sticks and Steltz roads just before 8:30 a.m. Sunday, it swerved to miss another car and ran into Manchester Motors, a dealership in the 3900 block of Sticks Road, said Robert Utz, fire chief of Lineboro Volunteer Fire Department.

The Subaru Outback then caught fire and caught the building on fire, he said.

The driver, Loulou Nasrallah, 37, of Glenville, was transported to York Hospital with minor bumps and bruises, according to Utz and Pennsylvania State Police. She is charged with running the stop sign, according to the state police report.

The fire: It took about an hour to an hour and 20 minutes to get the fire under control, he said. Because of the layout of the building, he said, it took another hour to an hour and a half to put it out completely.

Several other fire departments assisted, Utz said.

About 40 to 50 percent of the building - which had two apartments on the first and second floors - is a loss, he said.

The car dealership sustained some damage, as well as smoke damage, Utz said. The Red Cross is assisting the displaced residents with a place to stay, he said.

- Reach Mollie Durkin at mdurkin@yorkdispatch.com.



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