MINERSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) —Nine people have been displaced after a home caught fire in Minersville early Tuesday morning.
Police and Firefighters responded to the 400 block of North Street for reports of a fire.
A man, named Frank Steckler, said that he’s lived in that home for ten years.
Steckler was rescued through the second story window by a Minersville officer.
He said three of his pets have reportedly perished in the fire. One pet survived.
The American Red Cross is assisting in recovery efforts.