NORTHUMERLAND COUNTY, PA – Shortly after 7:30 AM on Tuesday, March 28, Northumerland County 9-1-1 sent out the first alarm assignment to 217 3rd Street in the Ranshaw section of Coal Township.
First arriving crews found a working fire in a multiple unit row-home style apartment building. The fire appeared to be located in the Southern-most apartment and was spreading to the next apartment. Smoke was pushing from the entire roofline.
A second alarm was called to the scene bringing units from Shamokin, Coal Twp. and Ralpho Twp. as well as a rapid intervention team from Kulpmont. AREA Services EMS were also on the scene.
The fire was under control within an hour of the dispatch and crews began to pick up shortly before 10 AM. PPL was also on the scene to disconnect power.