Crews Battle Fire in Shamokin

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SHAMOKIN -- Investigators are looking into why a grocery store in Northumberland County burned.

A picture from The Daily Item shows flames tearing through Penn Jersey Food Mart in Shamokin around 10 pm. on Monday.

Smoke was still pouring from the building hours later.

The people who lived in two apartments above the store got out safely.

The building is a total loss.

Shamokin Street from Shakespeare to Race Street is closed after this fire in Northumberland County.


  • Christine L. Bird

    so many of our homes in the area need to be renovated;or torn down..If the owners are too lazy to do the work;then sell the properties to someones who will take care of them properly…..
    Our area ,which was so beautiful in it’s hey day;looks so horrible now…PLEASE!! Either do something to bring our city back to the way it was..

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