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Family escapes house fire in Carbon County

Man hospitalized for treatment of smoke inhalation

Family escapes house fire

LANSFORD, Pa. - A family managed to escape its burning home in Carbon County late Tuesday night.

The fire broke out around 11 p.m. at 254 E. Abbott St. in Lansford.

A crew at the scene said a family of five managed to escape the flames, but one man was hospitalized with smoke inhalation.

Investigators have not determined what sparked the fire.

The Red Cross provided the family of two adults and three children with lodging, food, and clothing.

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