Cigarette May Have Caused a House Fire
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — Three people are staying with neighbors after fire wrecked their home in Carbon County.
The fire chief said the fire started at a home on Main Road in Franklin Township just after 2 p.m. Thursday.
An elderly couple was home at the time. A police officer got them out safely.
Authorities believe the fire started from a cigarette on an enclosed porch.
The house is a total loss.