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BREAKING: Body Found Inside Home on Wayne Avenue After Early Morning Fire

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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.

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