House fire in Palmerton

PALMERTON, Pa. — A fire damaged two homes in Carbon County.

Firefighters were dispatched at 11:45 a.m. Thursday to the 600 block of Lehigh Avenue in Carbon County, according to the county's 911 center.

The fire department said a smoker fire had spread to the fence and house. Crews quickly put out the flames, before any further damage was done to the house and neighboring house, according to the fire department.

There were no immediate reports of injuries.

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