On March 20th, 2019 at 1945hrs, emergency personnel were dispatched to 950 West Pine Street in Coal Township, Northumberland County, PA for a reported house fire.

Within minutes, a 2nd and 3rd alarm assignment was requested for a well-involved house fire.

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The owners of the home, a young married couple and their two children, a boy and girl, escaped from the blaze and were okay, said Coal Township officer Cody Rebuck, at the scene.

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Engine 111 was able to stretch a 2-1/2″ and two additional 1-3/4″ hand lines to knock down a majority of the fire down prior to the second arriving engine. As additional apparatus arrived on the scene, personnel were assigned to assist with fire suppression, ventilation, and overhaul.

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No word on the cause of the fire, however, the state police fire marshal was requested to investigate.

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