Two people found dead in Jefferson County structure fire

  • Source: Tri-County Sunday
  • Published: 06/10/2018 06:25 PM

Two people were found dead in a fire that destroyed a home at 11334 Route 949, Heath Township, Jefferson County, early Friday morning. Sigel Volunteer Fire Department firefighters responded to a call at 7 a.m. Friday. A 72-year-old woman and a 42-year-old man were found dead in the blaze. A 46-year-old woman was transported to West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh via Stat Medivac where she was treated for smoke inhalation and moderate burns, according to Marienville-based state police. A state trooper at the scene noted that a state police cadaver dog was being flown in from Hershey to determine if there were any other possible victims.


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