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Hazleton Double-Block Hit by Fire

HAZLETON -- Flames damaged a double-block home in Hazleton Friday morning.

It started around 8:30 a.m. in the 600 block of West 4th Street.

One side of the home was undamaged and the other side is undergoing renovations, according to the fire chief.

One person inside inhaled some smoke but was not taken to the hospital.

A fire marshal is investigating the cause.

2 comments

  • sargentatarms

    Its cold out and its fire season folks. Fires, fires, fires, For The Skook, shamokin areas and hazelton areas. . The infrastructure stuck in 1952 and the row homes built in 1902 owned now by slumlords, rented by mostly drug addicts, is a recipe for utter disaster.

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