Residents displaced in Apollo Borough house fire

Apollo, Pa. – No injuries were reported after fire breaks out in a residence located at 612 North 6th Street in Apollo Borough Wednesday afternoon.


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Apollo Borough Sgt. Kier told AKVNEWS.COM possibly 5 residents lived in the structure and possibly some pets. Fire crews primarily poured water on the roof of the structure and through an upsatairs front window waiting for a time when it was safe to enter the structure for an interior attack.

Additional crews also poured water on house from the back yard. As of 4:50 pm, fire crews were still dealing with a small amount of fire inside the structure.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Sources said the fire could have started from a space heater. AKVNEWS.COM will update this story as more details become available.