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LATHROB TOWNSHIP — A fire in Susquehanna County tonight forced two people from their homes, including a teenager.

Fire crews say it started in the chimney of a home on route 20-09 near Dimock to Nicholson Road  in Lathrop Tonwship around 4:30 p.m Saturday and spread to the wall.

The fire chief told Newswatch 16 the snowstorm made it more difficult to fight the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation in Susquehanna County.