Emergency Crews Respond to Late Night House Fire in Oil City

| December 31, 2018

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Emergency personnel responded to a Sunday night residential fire in Oil City.

The residents of an Englewood Avenue home in Oil City managed to evacuate safely after the fire broke out.

According to a representative of Venango County Emergency Management, the 9-1-1 call came in around 10:14 p.m. on Sunday, December 30, reporting a residential fire at 14 Englewood Avenue on the South Side of Oil City.

Oil City Fire Department, Seneca Volunteer Fire Department, and Franklin Fire Department responded to the scene.

Community Ambulance Service also responded.

According to Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal Jason Sider, the residents safely evacuated the structure, and no injuries were reported.

Sider said the fire was caused by an electrical failure in the attic area of the residence, and it was found and extinguished by the firefighters at the scene before it was able to spread.

No damage estimate is currently available.

The scene was cleared at 12:09 a.m. on Monday, December 31.


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