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Man Injured Saving Mother From Fire

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PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — A man rescued his elderly mother from a burning home in Luzerne County.

The Pittston Township fire chief tells us a mobile home on Glendale Road caught fire around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

He says the woman’s son who was next door saw the fire and broke a window to rescue his mom and his pets.

The man was taken to the hospital for breathing in too much smoke and other injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Route 502 was closed in the area while crews fought the fire.


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