Monday, February 8, 2016

UPDATE: Serious fire in Shinglehouse, PA

UPDATE: The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal says the cause of the fire was undetermined. There were no injuries, despite the initial dispatch that people may have been trapped inside.
ORIGINAL POST: At 5:14 a.m. Monday, Shinglehouse Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire at 208 Low Street in the Borrough. 911 dispatchers told firefighters there was possible entrapment. When first responders arrived, they said the house was fully engulfed in flames. Extra help was called in from Coudersport, Portville, Bolivar and Allentown. 911 could not confirm nor deny the reports of entrapment. At 6:45 a.m., the Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal was responding to the scene. Firefighters remained on scene at 8 a.m.