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3 people, 5 animals rescued from burning home in Lehighton

Several rescued from Lehighton fire

LEHIGHTON, Pa. - Firefighters rescued three people and several animals from a burning home in Carbon County late Tuesday night.

The fire broke out just before midnight at 357 Bridge St. in Lehighton.

A crew at the scene said three people and five animals, including a pig, were safely rescued from the home. One person was taken to the hospital, officials said.

Investigators have not determined what started the fire.

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