Multiple Wilkes-Barre homes erupt in flames

Multiple Wilkes-Barre homes erupt in flames

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— First responders are on the scene of a multiple home fire in Wilkes-Barre.

Video from the scene showed several homes on Empire Street in flames.

Officials on the scene tell 28/22 News they were called to Empire Street for two homes on fire. Throuhgout the response, the fire affected a total of four homes.

According to the Avoca Fire Department, the fire was considered a general alarm response.

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At this time, investigators said it is too early to tell where the fire began. Firefighters were unable to confirm how many people were home, how many were injured, or if anyone is unaccounted for.

Image from the WBRE broadcast tower
Image from the WBRE broadcast tower

This is a developing story, 28/22 News will bring you the latest as we learn more.

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