Saturday, December 19, 2015

Early Morning Fire Damages Apartment in Tamaqua

Just before 2am, Saturday morning, fire crews were called to 43 West Broad Street, Tamaqua for an apartment fire.

When crews arrived they found heavy smoke and fire in a rear apartment of the building on the 3rd floor.  The apartment was reported to be vacant.

Fire crews reportedly had the fire under control in 30 minutes and crews began clearing the scene within an hour of the call.

On scene were Tamaqua Rescue Squad, Citizen’s Fire Company, South Ward Fire Company, American Hose Company, East End Fire Company, Tamaqua Ambulance, and Tamaqua Police.

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