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Youell's Oyster House
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
A Lehigh Valley establishment for 105 years, Youell's Oyster House had to be demolished after it was heavily damaged by fire Tuesday morning.
A Lehigh Valley dining institution was destroyed by fire Tuesday morning. Five firefighters were hurt in the Youell's Oyster House blaze but were released from the hospital, according to a WFMZ report. The fire began around 4:15 a.m. in the restaurant at 23rd and Walnut streets, Allentown. What are your memories of Youell's? Tell us in the comments section below. Sub-freezing temperatures complicated the emergency as gallons of water used to battle the fire turned to ice. Homes nearby were later evacuated so the remains of the restaurant could be demolished. Youell's, founded in 1905, moved from Easton in 1992 to the West Allentown location. The restaurant's website says the Allentown building was a stagecoach stop and general store that …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Nothing but the frame left as an early-morning fire tears through Youell's Oyster House; reports of an injured firefighter received from the field.
UPDATE 11:37am: Nearby homes are being evacuated while what's left of Youell's is being demolished. WFMZ reports that homes nearby were not damaged by the fire. UPDATE 8:43am: A breaking news alert confirms that two firefighters were injured when a wall fell. A third reported with burns on his forehead. ORIGINAL STORY: An early-morning fire has destroyed Youell's Oyster House in West Allentown, leaving three firefighters injured. Breaking news alerts about the three-alarm fire started streaming in around 4:30 this morning. According to the alerts, backup fire crews were called to the scene as crews battled the blaze. According to WFMZ, three firefighters were injured when the structure started to collapse. Alerts were first sent out …