UPDATE: A state police fire marshall ruled the fire accidental. They say it started as a result of ashes from the pellet stove being disposed in a garbage can.
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – Police rescued a man from a fire Monday morning in Lackawanna County.
The fire broke out just after 2:00 A.M. on Fallbrook Street in Carbondale.
According to firefighters, the man was trapped on the second floor and had to be rescued from a window.
The man was not injured. Firefighters were able to put out the fire quickly.
Officials believe the fire started in a workshop in the first-floor business. There was minor damage.
A state police Fire Marshall will be investigating the cause.