$250K Damage Reported in Forest County House Fire

| February 6, 2024

TIONESTA, Pa. — A fire has resulted in significant damage to a two-story single-family dwelling in Tionesta Boro, Forest County.

The incident occurred in the early morning hours of February 4, 2024, according to a press release from the Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal Unit.

Trooper Krug responded to the incident on May Street at approximately 05:44 AM. The victims, a 65-year-old male and a 63-year-old female, both from Tionesta, were not injured.

The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal was called upon to investigate the cause and origin of the fire. While the investigation is still ongoing, initial reports suggest no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident.

The fire has caused significant damage, with an estimated financial loss of approximately $250,000.

Further information will be shared as the investigation progresses.

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Jacob Deemer is a reporter for EYT Media Group, who is based out of Venango County. He started his career as a sports writer for a local newspaper before contributing to TheHockeyWriters.com as a beat writer for the Pittsburgh Penguins. He has spent over 6 years covering sports, crime, and local news in Venango, Clarion, and Jefferson Counties.
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