Fire damages Duryea residential structure


Firefighters work the scene of a blaze in the 600 block of Donnelly Street in Duryea early Sunday morning.


West Pittston Fire Department via Facebook

DURYEA — A double-block home in the 600 block of Donnelly Street was damaged by a fire around 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

Several residents were displaced in the blaze, but no injuries were reported.

In light of the fire, the Germania Hose Co. in Duryea issued a reminder about the importance of having a working smoke detector in each bedroom and on every floor of a structure.

“Everyone got out safe, but just in the nick of time,” said a posting on the department’s Facebook page.

The Germania Hose Co. has a limited reserve of free smoke detectors for residents who cannot afford them. For information, contact the station at 570-451-3750.

Firefighters work the scene of a blaze in the 600 block of Donnelly Street in Duryea early Sunday morning.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_DuryeaFireWestPittstonFireDept.jpgFirefighters work the scene of a blaze in the 600 block of Donnelly Street in Duryea early Sunday morning. West Pittston Fire Department via Facebook
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