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Teen Jumped from Burning Home

Posted on: 3:54 pm, June 16, 2013, by , updated on: 06:10pm, June 16, 2013

HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Firefighters believe an electrical problem sparked the fire that gutted a home Saturday near Wilkes-Barre.

The fire chief said a 17-year-old boy was inside the home on Holly Street when flames broke out around 9 p.m.

He had to jump from a window to escaped the home.

The teenager was not hurt.

Fire officials believe the house may have to be torn down.

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