Two bodies recovered after massive fire in Williamstown


WILLIAMSTOWN, Pa. (WTHM) — UPDATE: According to Pennsylvania State Police, two bodies have been located. Efforts to extract them are underway. The estimated time to identify is unknown at this time.

Original Story: An excavator and several fire crews remain at the scene of a massive blaze in Williamstown, Dauphin County.

Dispatchers say it started just after 2 a.m. on East Market Street.

At this point, first responders cannot say if there are any injuries or fatalities, because they still haven’t entered the buildings.

They also wouldn’t release information about unaccounted people or whether anyone was rescued.

Investigators did confirm three homes caught fire.

We’re told one has a chiropractor’s office in the back.

Investigators believe the fire started in the middle home, but have not yet determined the cause.

Multiple State Police fire marshals are investigating.

More than ten departments from Dauphin and Schyulkill counties responded to the scene.

This is a developing story. Stay with abc27 on-air and online for updates.

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