live_truck_image_station_ad
Newswatch 16 Live Streaming

NOW with Newswatch 16 replays!

Fire Leaves Family Homeless

Posted on: 10:11 am, January 27, 2013, by , updated on: 08:10pm, January 27, 2013

RUSH TOWNSHIP — A family was left homeless after a fire destroyed their ranch-style home on Crest Haven Road, behind Route 54, in Northumberland County.

The fire started just after 6 a.m. Saturday, and drivers traveling on Route 54 reported flames could be seen for miles. 

Firefighters worked in below-freezing temperatures for several hours before they could bring the fire under control, but the house is a loss.

Marvin and Janelle Eshbach along with their four children resided there but no one was home at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.

WNEP Facebook
WNEP Facebook

Follow WNEP on Facebook