Flames Start In Basement of Luzerne County Business

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PITTSTON — A business is cleaning up after a late night fire in Luzerne County.

Crews say the fire started in the basement of Castiglione Insurance on Market Street in Pittston just before midnight.

Firefighters said flames did not make it out of the basement but lots of smoke poured out of the business.

Families living in four nearby homes were told to get out as a precaution, but were allowed to return after the flames were out.

Authorities are investigating what caused the late night fire.