Firetower Road Blaze Causes Half-Million Dollars in Damage

POLK TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A fire that occurred at a residence in Polk Township is under investigation.

Marienville-based State Police say Chief Chris Clark of the Warsaw Fire Department requested the assistance of a Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal in determining the origin and cause of a Feb. 26 fire that damaged a Firetower Road home owned by a known 51-year-old Brookville man and a known 50-year-old Brookville woman.

The fire occurred around 3:07 p.m.

Police say the fire is believed to have originated in the ceiling of a second-floor bathroom.

No one was home at the time of the fire, and two dogs in the home were rescued by witnesses who discovered the fire.

No injuries were reported.

The damage is estimated at $500,000.00.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined, and it remains under investigation.

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