January 26, 2023

L. MACUNGIE TWP., Pa. – Hearth tore by way of a house in Decrease Macungie Township, Lehigh County on Tuesday.

It broke out round 10:45 a.m. at a house within the 1300 block of Walnut Lane, in line with emergency dispatchers. As they arrived, firefighters noticed heavy smoke within the space. Energetic fires have been seen alongside the roof and out the again of the home, in line with the township’s fireplace division.

Lower Macungie Township house fire drone

Firefighters battled excessive temperatures and humidity as they put out flames.

Crews that had been preventing the fireplace on the second ground have been informed to go away the constructing because of concern that the roof would collapse. Firefighters then fought the flames from the surface of the constructing.

Two firefighters have been handled for warmth exhaustion. One was transported to the hospital, whereas the opposite was handled and launched on scene, in line with the fireplace division.

The house was closely broken, and it seems a part of the roof collapsed.

Lower Macungie Township house fire

The fireplace division mentioned the home was not occupied on the time of the fireplace.

The reason for the fireplace stays underneath investigation.