SHAMOKIN – Four people were rescued from a two alarm commercial building fire in Shamokin Tuesday morning. Northumberland County Communications tells WKOK the fire was reported just before 4 a.m. Tuesday inside the former City Lucheonette and Billiards.
The four people rescued lived in two second-story apartments and were taken to Geisinger-Shamokin for evaluation. The fire was brought under control in a half hour. Rescue Hose House tells WKOK the fire started in the front half of the building. A cause is still being determined.
Shamokin, Elysburg, Mount Carmel, Kulpmont, and Coal Township fire companies were dispatched. Elysburg EMS was also dispatched.