Thursday, February 29, 2024

Three Homes Damaged by Fire in Minersville, Cause Ruled Accidental

Firefighters battled a blaze along with high winds and colder temperatures early Thursday in Minersville.

Just before 4:45am, Thursday, emergency personnel were called to 328 Pleasant Street, Minersville for a report of a house fire.

Emergency personnel arrived on scene to find heavy fire showing from the 2nd floor of the row room.

The fire would strike a 3rd-alarm before being marked under control at 6:25am.

The fire heavily damaged the homes at 326, 330, and 332 Pleasant Street.

The American Red Cross was called to the scene around 6:30am to assist 5 adults and 5 children.

An investigation took place later Thursday, and the fire was ruled accidental and was electrical in nature.