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7 people escaped Chicora blaze; house fire rekindled

2 adults and 5 children escaped from a house fire in Chicora late Sunday evening, according to reports. Butler County 911 received a call around 8:45pm for a bedroom that was on fire, spotted by a next door neighbor.

Many crews were called to assist with the firefighting efforts. Departments as far away as Emlenton were on-scene. Flames were seen coming from the roof of the house.

Monday morning was the scene of a rekindled, according to 911 audio. A nearby fire chief spotted a rekindle occurring, to which Chicora VFD was re-alerted.

The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshall will be conducting a thorough investigation.

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