One flown to hospital after fire in Schuylkill County


TAMAQUA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – At least one person was injured and needed to be airlifted to a hospital after a fire in Schuylkill County.

The fire broke out just before midnight on Monday in the 300 block of West Cottage Avenue in Tamaqua.

Crews on scene tell Eyewitness News that five people were in the home at the time of the fire, of those five, one had to be airlifted to the hospital for burns.

It is unknown what caused the fire at this time, a Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal will be investigating.

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