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Fire badly damages Schuylkill County homes

Fire broke out about 8 a.m. Friday

VIDEO: Fire destroys Tamaqua home

TAMAQUA, Pa. - A two-alarm fire Friday morning badly damaged two homes in Schuylkill County.

The broke out about 8 a.m. Friday in the 500 block of North Railroad Street in Tamaqua. A woman who lives in the house told a crew at the scene that she put clothing in the dryer moments before the fire started.

No injuries were reported, and an official cause of the fire is not yet available.


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