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DEVELOPING: Early Morning Heavy Fire Guts Union Township House; Firefighters Injured

By rlsmetro on
Union Township (Union)

Firefighters in Union County battled an early morning fire that destroyed a house in Union Township Sunday.

Officials say firefighters responded to 2746 Hickory Road after receiving reports of a house fire around 2:45 a.m. 

Upon arrival, firefighters observed flames and tearing through the roof of a single-story house with thick smoke billowing from the structure. 

Firefighters stretched multiple lines to battle the blaze and successfully knocking down most of the fire before making entry to search for trapped or injured occupants. 

Officials said two victims suffered smoke inhalation and were evaluated by EMS at the scene. Their injuries were not reported as life threatening at this time. 

Officials said two firefighters were taken to the hospital, suffering non-life threatening injuries. 

Firefighters brought the blaze under control in about an hour, with the cause under investigation.