Dog Dies In Fire, Home Gutted
SCHUYLKILL TOWNSHIP — A space heater is being blamed for a fire that destroyed a home in Schuylkill County.
The fire started around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at a house on Old Route 209 Road near Tamaqua.
The fire chief says the fire started inside the home by a space heater too close to a couch.
Firefighters tried to rescue a dog from the home, but the dog did not survive.