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Update: Blaze destroys Pine Street home

November 10, 2013

The Punxsutawney Fire Department battles the blaze at a Pine Street home Saturday. (Photo by Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The residents of a house on Pine Street in Punxsutawney barely escaped with their lives when their house was completely destroyed by a quickly spreading structure fire at 7:28 a.m. on Saturday.

Bryan Smith, Punxsutawney Fire Department chief, said when firefighters from Central, Lindsey and Elk Run arrived on scene at the home owned by Kimberly L. Stormer, 41, at 331 Pine St., it was fully involved with flames and heavy smoke showing.

Two residents were flown to UPMC for treatment, while three others were treated and released from Punxsutawney Area Hospital, according to Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police.

Read the full story in Monday's edition of The Spirit.

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