The fire at 210 Washington was upgraded quickly to a 2nd alarm structure fire when crews arrived. The fire was mainly the upper levels of the 4 unit building. Firefighters had the fire under control within a half hour of arriving but remained on scene overnight putting out hotspots.
According to TamaquaArea.com 7 people have been displaced by the fire. The Salvation Army is providing temporary shelter for one of the victims.
The cause of the fire is under investigation and a state police fire marshal is expected to be at the scene Thursday.
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