Furnace Malfunction Sparks Flames
SCRANTON -- A furnace malfunctioned sparking a fire in Lackawanna County. Firefighters said the fire happened around 11:00 p.m. Tuesday at a home on Pittston Avenue in Scranton. Crews told Newswatch 16 that the home filled with smoke and about a dozen people living there got out okay. The furnace is broken, but the residents were allowed back inside after the fire was put out.