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Multiple buildings burn in fatal 4th alarm structure fire

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.

Around 9:40 am July 3,2022 Plymouth,PA Luzerne county. Plymouth fire was dispatched to a reported structure fire with possible entrapment neighbors putting ladders up to help get people out. Plymouth fire called enroute and saw a large black smoke header showing and Plymouth police pulled up and confirmed multiple structures are on fire 3 double blocks were fully involved with one  neighboring house siding starting to melt and 2 cars were also on fire with live power lines on the ground. Plymouth fire called for a 2nd alarm and 10 minutes later called for a 4th alarm box and the tanker task force to help with a water supply. It was confirmed a six year old child was pronounced dead once the fire was out and was found during overhaul and two fire fighters were taken to the hospital from minor injuries. Fire fighters battle this fire for 7 hours. The Pennsylvania State Police investigators along with coroner's office were called in to investigate and remove the body. As of now 16 people are now left homeless from this fire and the red cross is helping them.

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