Furnace Malfunction Sparks Flames

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SCRANTON — A furnace malfunctioned sparking a fire in Lackawanna County.

Firefighters said the fire happened around 11:00 p.m. Tuesday at a home on Pittston Avenue in Scranton.

Crews told Newswatch 16 that the home filled with smoke and about a dozen people living there got out okay.

The furnace is broken, but the residents were allowed back inside after the fire was put out.


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