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Two Dead and Multiple Homes Destroyed by Fire in Kingston

By PA BYSTANDER, Correspondent | February 18, 2021 | PENNSYLVANIA

Story No. 021821105

Kingston, PA - At approximately 12:50 A.M. on Thursday, February 18th, Kingston FD was dispatched to a possible residential structure fire. On arrival firefighters confirmed that one structure was fully involved with collapse and possible entrapment, and two neighboring homes were also on fire with flames through the roof. Multiple departments in Luzerne County were dispatched to help assist with manpower and water supplies, and the tanker task force was also dispatched to assist with a fill site due to hydrants being frozen. It took several hours to contain the fires, at which time a search went underway and two people were found deceased. Six residents were left homeless. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, but under investigation by the fire marshal and Pennsylvania State Police.

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