Firefighters battle cold during morning fire in Schuylkill County


CASS TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – A woman and her dog were forced into the bitter cold by an early morning fire on Monday in Schuylkill County.

Dozens of firefighters were called to a burning home on Valley Road in Cass Township. The woman had to jump from a back deck to safety and firefighters rescued the dog. Both are okay.

Temperatures were aroune the zero mark and it hampered the firefighters’ efforts. Valley Road was closed for a time because of the icy conditions.

Firefighters believe an electrical heater started the fire.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Top Stories

More Top Stories

Latest Videos