House Fire in Schuylkill County

Schuylkill Township House Fire 12-4-2012 012-L

BROCKTON — Fire crews spent Tuesday afternoon putting out a house fire in Schuylkill County.

Flames started in the kitchen of a home on Valley Street in Brockton near Schuylkill Township around 3:30 p.m.

According to firefighters, the fire began because a resident left the home while something was cooking.  The fire gutted the kitchen and damaged the second floor of the home.

No one was hurt.