CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— Crews are on the scene of a working fire in Carbondale.
Lackawanna County officials say first responders were dispatched to the 40 block of Cemetery Street at 2:51 p.m. for a working fire.
A woman and her son were home at the time and smelled smoke. Officials said they grabbed their two dogs and escaped unharmed.
A next-door neighbor jumped into action after seeing the home catch fire.
“I came outside and I saw it on flames, the front porch caught on flames there’s stuff on the porch. I brought my dog outside also and when I brought my dog out it was already in flames. I didn’t have a phone on me but I went inside to my own house and asked somebody to dial 911. I felt so bad for them I really do. It hurt. Thank God, they got out in time,” said Justin Cron, a neighbor.
A Carbondale firefighter was injured and taken to the hospital. Officials said those injuries were
This is a developing story, 28/22 News will have more information as it is made available.