As of 12:15pm, Ashland and Girardville fire apparatus have been called to fight the blaze.
The fire is located at 217 South Walnut Street.
UPDATE: 1:15pm, Mahanoy City West End has been called for their RIT. There are also reports of a Mayday call during this incident. Helicopter to Landing Zone.
Update: 1:20pm: 6 homes reported involved in the fire; not under control
Update: 1:32pm: Firewire Northumberland County is reporting that 1 firefighter was hurt in the incident.
Update: 3:00pm: Fire Chief Injured in Fire; Reported to have been talking before being taken in Life Flight
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