Fire Damages Home in Lackawanna County

OLYPHANT, Pa. -- Flames broke out late Saturday night at a home in Lackawanna County.

According to fire officials, flames at the home along Delaware Avenue in Olyphant started when a wall in the front of the home caught fire.

Fire officials say they were able to knock the flames down quickly.

At least five people were home at the time, but everyone got out safely.

A state police fire marshal believes the fire was started by careless smoking.