Sunday, February 4, 2024

Schuylkill County Coroner Called to Brush Fire in Tamaqua

The Schuylkill County Coroner's Office was requested to the scene of a brush fire near Tamaqua on Sunday afternoon.

Around 12:30pm, Sunday, emergency personnel were dispatched to 207 Owl Creek Road, Tamaqua for a report of a small brush fire, near a home.  According to dispatch, the fire was small but growing.

As emergency personnel responded, additional information was received for a victim at the scene that was found near the fire.

When fire personnel arrived, the Schuylkill County Coroner's Office, Tamaqua Police, and DCNR was called to the scene.

Skook News will have more information on this incident as information becomes available.