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House Consumed by Fire in North East

The Friday night fire required multiple crews in Cecil County to put it out.

The North East Fire Company responded to a reported fire Friday evening that engulfed a home on the 800 block of Old Philadelphia Road in North East.

Fire personnel at the North East station confirmed the blaze was out by 11:15 p.m. It was reported at approximately 10 p.m. Friday.

The Susquehanna Hose Company dispatched one crew from Havre de Grace to Perryville to fill in Friday night, said Fire Chief Scott Hurst, while the Perryville firefighters were helping out in North East.

There was no official information available as of 11:45 p.m. regarding whether anyone was inside the house at the time of the fire and how it originated.

Find our updated coverage here: "Man Flown for Burn Treatment After Cecil County House Fire."

Elizabeth Janney (Editor) December 31, 2012 at 06:08 AM
Hi Eric, Thank you for your service. If you want to know more about what happened to the man, we published another article after the first one: http://patch.com/A-0GyR.
eric schneider December 31, 2012 at 06:24 AM
i was on my way home from work and was the first one to respond to the fire. i gave my hoody to the man hurt in the fire. i wish them a happy new year. and hope things get better soon. god bless

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