7 people escaped Chicora blaze; house fire rekindled
November 13, 2017
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.