WNEP Facebook
WNEP Facebook

Follow WNEP on Facebook

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.

live_truck_image_station_ad
Newswatch 16 Live Streaming

NOW with Newswatch 16 replays!