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Sarris Candies in Canonsburg on Fire

Washington County 911 confirmed the working structure fire at the iconic Canonsburg candy shop.

, a popular source of candy fundraisers for local sports teams and school organizations, is the scene of a working structure fire in Canonsburg on Friday morning, a Washington County 911 supervisor confirmed.

Emergency crews are on scene, where photos show heavy smoke billowing out of the building.

We are working for more details.

Saris Candies products are sold at .

Editor's Note: If you have photos, we want them. Send them to me at amanda.gillooly@patch.com or text them to 724-510-5659.


It might be in Canonsburg, a few towns away from Dormont and Brookline, but Saris has fans all over the region. Are you a Saris Candies lover?

Ed M February 03, 2012 at 02:00 PM
This is truly sad. Sarris has the best candy.
Erin Faulk February 03, 2012 at 03:07 PM
I agree, I could live on their chocolate pretzels. How about others out there? Favorite Sarris Candies treat?
Erin Faulk February 03, 2012 at 04:26 PM
I've loved the Sarris mint chip ice cream since I was little. I can't eat mint chip anywhere else!
Erin Faulk February 03, 2012 at 07:59 PM
Al - While I appreciate your comment and saw the humor in it, I took it down because I didn't feel it was quite appropriate for this site, which has readers both young and old. If you can express that opinion a little differently, I'd be happy to leave it up!
Cassie from CASSANDRA'S FLORALS February 04, 2012 at 10:52 PM
I’m so glad that Sarris will only be down a couple of weeks. They are a great company. With a great product. And they are a great asset to the community. But, what I don’t understand is how the firefighters just left after the fire and not start eating all that chocolate that they just saved. Also I understand some of them were even dripping and slipping in the chocolate. Now if you take out the factor that the chocolate was uneatable, and make one of the firefighters Ryan Reynolds, that’s like a dream of mine.

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