WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Crews battled flames in a Wilkes-Barre home Wednesday evening.
According to the chief, the call came in for the fire just before 5:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Park Avenue. Heavy flames burst through the residence causing heavy damage to the second floor and attic.
First responders say on arrival there were heavy flames which were extinguished within half an hour. Officials say three adults live in the home. Two were home at the time of the fire but luckily got out unscathed with no injuries.
The fire chief says there is fire, smoke, and water damage to the second floor and the into the attic. There is also smoke and water damage to the first floor.
The fire has been out. It is unclear at this time what started the fire, but the cause is under investigation, officials say. The Red Cross has also been called to help.
We will update you with more information as it is released.