Thursday, April 7, 2022

Frackville Fire Damages Two Homes; 8 Displaced

 A fire damaged two homes late Wednesday in Frackville.

Just before 10:00pm, Wednesday, emergency personnel were called to the 100 Block of North Railroad Avenue in Frackville for a structure fire with possible entrapment.

Frackville Fire Chief Bill Lindenmuth was first on scene and found heavy fire in the back of half double home and called in a working fire.

Firefighters from Frackville, Altamont, Englewood, and Mahanoy City were called the scene.

The home where the fire started, sustained heavy fire damage, especially to the rear of the home.  The attached home also sustained damage.

All occupants escaped uninjured.

The fire was brought under control within a half hour of the call.

In total, 8 people were displaced.

A State Police Fire Marshal was requested to the scene to investigate.