SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) UPDATE: According to Eyewitness News Reporter Cody Butler, the Scranton Police Chief is confirming a body has been located inside a home on Wayne Avenue in Scranton. The home was on fire this morning. Crews have spent most of the morning going through the rubble looking for a 13-year-old who was inside the home with his mom at the time of the fire
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – Fire crews responded to a fire on Wayne Avenue Thursday morning around 5:00am.
Multiple fire crews are on-scene battling the blaze.
A teenager is unaccounted for after the fire.
Investigators are working to determine what caused the fire. People who live nearby were evacuated. Mary Mother of God Parish is taking-in residents.
Drivers are advised to avoid that area on Thursday morning.
Eyewitness News has confirmed that the Lackawanna County Coroner has been called to the scene. This is a developing story. Stay with Eyewitness News for the latest details.