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.