Thursday, April 4, 2024

One Rescued from House Fire in Tamaqua

One person was rescued from a house fire in Tamaqua on Thursday morning.

Around 9:50am, Thursday, emergency personnel were called to Reilly Avenue between Market and Elizabeth Streets for a working house fire.

Police arrived on scene and confirmed entrapment.

Within minutes of arrival, one person was rescued by firefighters and a medical helicopter was requested. 

Firefighters had the fire marked under control about 15 minutes after dispatched and overhaul was underway.

The victim was transported to a landing zone at the Dutch Hill Little League Field and flown to an area hospital.

More details when information is available.