Apartment Fire in Covington Township Under Investigation


COVINGTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) A State Police Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of a fire at an apartment building in Lackawanna County.
    Crews were called to the scene just before 1 a-m on Route 3-07 in Covington Township.
    State police say a neighbor noticed smoke coming from the place.
    Seven people who are living there made it out okay.
    Two people are displaced.
    Officials believe the fire sparked outside of the home.
    There was minor damage to the first-floor apartment.
    A Scranton police arson detection dog is assisting the investigation.

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