Nearly a dozen people displaced by fire in Shamokin Monday


Two-alarm fire in Shamokin


SHAMOKIN – Nearly a dozen people were left homeless by Monday afternoon’s fire in Shamokin.  Crews tell us, 11 residents of an apartment house were offered help by the American Red Cross.

Over a dozen emergency crews fought the two-alarm fire, which led to some local road closures.


Northumberland County Communications tells us the fire was first reported at 1 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of West Chesnut Street, and quickly went to a second alarm.  No injuries have been reported.

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