Palmerton Fire Forces Nine from Their Homes

PALMERTON, Pa. -- Nine people are out of their homes after a fire tore through an apartment complex in Carbon County.

Officials say flames broke out in the 900 block of Mauch Chunk Road in Palmerton around 1 p.m. Sunday.

No one was hurt, but two cats are missing.

The Red Cross says it is helping those nine victims.

Officials believe the fire started outside near the kitchen area and worked its way inside. The cause is still under investigation.