Crews respond to early morning house fire in Jefferson County

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UPDATE: 10/9/19 – 2:45 p.m. — The PA State Police Fire Marshal investigated the fire at a home on Jackson Street in Reynoldsville. The marshal determined that the fire was accidental.

Elizabeth Peles, 71, was taken to the hospital for injuries while David Peles, 83, did not report any injuries.

It’s reported that there’s $25,000 worth of damage and they had no insurance.


REYNOLDSVILLE, JEFFERSON CO., Pa. (WTAJ) — Reynoldsville Fire Department confirmed on Facebook that they were dispatched to a house fire around 3 a.m. on Wednesday morning that was across the street from the firehouse.

They report that Company 6 and mutual aid units were quick to respond.

A resident was discovered to be in the bedroom of the house and was helped out of the building by the Sykesville Fire Cheif. They were taken to the hospital by Reynoldsville Ambulance.

The fire was found in the kitchen and was soon extinguished.

The State Police Fire Marshall ruled the fire an accident.

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