Crews battle two-story house fire in Cambria County

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CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Several crews responded to a house fire in Reade Township on the 100 block of Market St. The fire was called in around 3 p.m.

The Reade Township Fire Chief tells us that 8 cats tried to escape and were found dead at the front door. However, The homeowner and his wife were able to leave safely.

Crews are had a hard time putting the fire out and we’re there for hours. We’re told the fire started on the porch and spread to the rest of the house. Fire alarms went off on both floors of the two-story home.

The home owner is uninsured. The fire chief ruled this as accidental.

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