Man Dies from Injuries from Girardville Fire

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A man who was rescued from a fire in Girardville Friday morning has died.

Emergency personnel were called around 7:15am to a working structure fire in Girardville.

The fire was located at 529 and 527 East Mahanoy Ave.

Early reports were that 2 people were trapped but both were rescued and transported to an area hospital. 4 other victims escaped the fire as well.

The Republican Herald is now reporting that Edward Willis, one of the victims who had to be rescued, has died from his injuries.

GIRARDVILLE – A man died from injuries he suffered in a fire that broke out Friday morning in his 529 E. Mahanoy Ave. home.
Posted by The Republican-Herald on Friday, January 8, 2016
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