Dogs rescued from blaze on Parent Avenue

Neighbours say it is the second time the family has been devastated by fire. Source 7 News

Harrisburg first responders quickly got a house fire under control on Sunday, containing the damage to one area of the home.

The blaze happened at a Bleeker Street residence.

Officials received the call at around 1 p.m., and responding firefighters saw smoke coming from the house as they arrived on the scene. Flames were already breaking through the roof over a garage that was converted to a living space.

Crews were told by the caller that the back of the house was on fire, according to Fire Capt. Dan Cooley. The woman was eventually found safe and was away visiting with her adult daughter.

Marathon runner Callum Hawkins collapses in final kilometres of Commonwealth Games race
Uganda's Munyo Solomon Mutai finished the marathon in second place, with Robbie Simpson of Scotland claiming the bronze. Callum Hawkins had looked set for a comfortable victory in the men's marathon before succumbing to the Gold Coast heat.

An elderly man has died following a fire at his home in Lawrence County Saturday afternoon.

Crews remained on the scene for several hours to ensure the fire was out.

The victim's identity has not yet been released.

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