Firefighters Battle Vacant House Fire in South Huntingdon Twp

082014-jacobs-creek-via-smithtonBy WPAFN – photo by Mike DeSimone

Shortly before 1 am Westmoreland County 911 dispatched units for a residential structure fire on Main Street, in the Jacobs Creek section of South Huntingdon Twp.

Crews arrived to find a vacant house on fire in the rear of the building.  The fire also extend to the second floor of the house.

The fire is suspicious in nature, and there are reports that three kids were seen inside the structure shortly before the fire was reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Stations involved with the incident included:
107 – Turkeytown, 19 – Yukon, 38 – Mt Pleasant, 17 – Smithton, 80 – North Belle Vernon, 11 – Sutersville, 58 – Scottdale, 105 – Rostraver Central, 85 – Hutchinson, 103 – Collinsburg, and 74 – East Huntingdon Twp, 500 – Rehab, Allegheny 140-7 – Central (transfer to 103).








Photo by Ryan Speck








Photo via Collinsburg VFC

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