Bullskin Township home damaged in fire
A man and woman were assisted by the American Red Cross Tuesday after a fire that broke out at 8:30 a.m. fire damaged their home at 1708 Memorial Blvd.
Jeff Kelley, Bullskin fire department first assistant chief, said it appeared that a malfunctioning heater ignited the blaze.
No one was home at the time, he said.
The single-story home sustained heavy smoke and water damage, Kelley said.
Red Cross spokeswoman Lauren Ashley said the adults were provided with food, clothing and shelter.
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