Saturday, December 30, 2017

Fire Crews Responding to Fully Involved House Fire Near Newtown Early Saturday

Fire crews are responding to a fully involved house fire near Newtown early Saturday.

Just before midnight fire crews were called to Route 209, Reilly Township, just outside Newtown heading towards Branchdale for a fully involved house fire.

Early reports are the home was unoccupied.

A tanker task force has already been requested.

More details when they are available.

UPDATE (12:30am):  The fire is under control but crews will remain on scene for a few hours for cleanup. Route 209 is closed in the area of the fire.