1/7/18 Elderly Man Escapes Marshall Avenue House Fire
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Location: 938 Marshall Ave. New Castle, PA Lawrence County
The house was totally destroyed but New Castle Fire Department personnel saved the homes on either side. Tom Bulisco, New Castle assistant fire chief, tells KDSTV that a space heater next to the sofa may have caused the fire and that the fire will probably be ruled accidental. Bulisco says the outside temperature gauge on his truck read a minus 14 degrees when he arrived on the scene. Equipment was covered with ice and the trucks tires were freezing to the street The elderly man was able to make it out on his own after attempts to put out the fire. Bulisco went on to say that the man is staying with relatives and that he had no insurance on the home.