Jefferson Twp. Fire Ruled Accidental

August 10, 2018

JEFFERSON TWP. — The cause of a Thursday house fire in the borough that killed two cats was electrical in nature and ruled accidental by state police fire marshals. Fire crews responded to 20 Harkins Lane about 4:20 p.m. to find smoke billowing from the building and spent about two hours on the scene fighting the fire. No one was home at the time and no first responders were injured. The fire originated in the area of an electrical wall outlet near a counter in the kitchen, fire investigators said. — JEFF HORVATH

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