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Neighbors Rescue Two Trapped by Flames

Posted on: 5:21 am, September 18, 2013, by , updated on: 05:33am, September 18, 2013

SHAMOKIN — Authorities said neighbors helped save two people who were trapped in a fire early Wednesday morning in Northumberland County.

Crews rushed to the home on Upper Road near Shamokin just after midnight.

Firefighters said two adults and a child live at the home.  Crews said one adult was able to make it out, but neighbors pulled the other two out of the flaming home.

All three were taken to the hospital for breathing in smoke.

First responders said the fire in appears to be an accident, sparked by an electrical problem.

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