Man killed in overnight fire identified

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FELL TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) – Police are investigating a fatal apartment fire that happened around 11:00 Sunday night in Fell Township.

Crews from two counties battled the fire for more than three hours.

The coroner was called to Main Street in Simpson around 1:00am after the body of a 53-year-old man was discovered. He has been identified as Paul Hemak.

A State Police Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the blaze.

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