Cause Of Deadly Fire Identified
SHAMOKIN — Investigators in Northumberland County believe it was a cigarette thrown in a trash can that started a fire that killed a 13-year-old girl in Shamokin.
A candlelight vigil for Melissa Pangburn is planned for Thursday outside the home on South Rock Street.
Investigators now say the fire started in the trash can on the second floor of the home on Tuesday and spread. The victim was found on the third floor.