Fire Marshal: Overloaded Electrical Outlet Sparked Fire
SHENANDOAH — A fire marshal said an overloaded electrical outlet sparked a fire at a home in Schuylkill County.
Fire crews were called to the home on West Penn Street in Shenandoah around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.
The home was empty. Authorities said the family who lives there is on vacation.
A couple living next door was forced out for a time. Their home suffered minor damage from the fire.