Flames Rip Through Hazleton Apartment Building

HAZLETON -- Fire crews were out early Thursday morning dousing a fire in Hazleton.

Flames started shooting from an apartment building in the 100 block of East Chapel Street around 6:30 a.m.

Firefighters had the fire under control within an hour, but not before one side of the building was severely damaged.

Authorities said the building is a condemned apartment.  No one was hurt and no neighboring homes were damaged.

A state police fire marshal is being called to investigate the fire.


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