Day Shift Crews are still on the scene of a house Fire that broke out on Suscon Rd. In the Twp. early this afternoon. Crews encountered heavy fire conditions and a male occupant trapped inside the home. Members from Pittston Twp. and Jenkins Twp. effected the rescue of the occupant and he was transported to an area hospital by EMS. His condition is unknown at this time. More info to follow.
Update: We still have no condition of the victim at this time. We would like to thank our mutual aid departments who assisted us today. City of Pittston Bureau of Fire,Jenkins Twp. Fire Avoca Fire Department,Excelsior Hose co. #2 Duryea Pa.Germania Hose Company, Duryea, Pa, Pittston Township Ambulance Association, Avoca Ambulance Association, Hughestown Hose Company, and West Pittston Fire Dept. Great job by everyone.
Update 2 : We are saddened at this time to announce the occupant has succumbed to his injuries. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.