NEWKIRK, Pa. - A Schuylkill County family got safely out of its burning home early Tuesday, but the family dog did not.
The fire broke out around 5:45 a.m. at a home at 514 Old 209 Rd. in Newkirk, just outside Tamaqua.
Crews got the fire under control in around 30 minutes.
None of the family was injured, but a pet dog died in the blaze.
The Tuscarora Fire Company is investigating the fire.
Police said the suspicious death of a man found in his Schuylkill County home earlier this week has been ruled a homicide.Read More »
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