Massive Morning Fire Destroys Home

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NORTH UNION TOWNSHIP -- Flames ripped through a home in Schuylkill County.

Fire started at a home on Catawissa Creek Road near Ringtown just before 6 a.m.

Crews reported massive flames shooting from the home.  Authorities said the place is a total loss.

Route 339 was closed in the area of the fire to allow crews room to fight the blaze.

Newswatch 16's Bob Reynolds talked to some of the neighbors who described what happened.