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Saturday, February 6, 2016

Smethport Dispatched For Early Morning Fatal House Fire On Rt. 446

Smethport Woman Found Dead Outside Burning Home

Martha Irene Marsh, 69, of Smethport, PA, had  escaped the fire and was found deceased outside her burning home. Officials said she appeared to have died from smoke inhalation. 

Smethport firefighters responded to the scene of the fully involved house fire at 763 Rt. 446 in Keating Township, McKean County at about 3:15 AM on Saturday morning. A passing truck driver alerted 911 to the fire. 

The investigation is continuing.

SFD dispatched early this morning for a working residential structure fire, Chief Steve Field had command. 

Per the request of Assistant Chief Tom Field 2nd Alarm was struck bringing an Engine and Rescue from Port Allegany FD, 1 Engine and Tanker from Rew VFD, and 1 tanker from Norwich Township VFD. Norwich Township also transferred 1 Engine to Smethport for standby. 

Also on scene were PSP, PSP Fire Marshals , Priority Care Ambulance, UGI, Penelec, and Duffy Inc. The ladies auxiliary provided coffee and breakfast sandwiches for the first responders. 

The structure was a complete loss and the investigation is ongoing.


Anonymous said...

Prayers for the family!

Anonymous said...

Prayers to all involved! Where abouts on 446 did this happen? Very tragic!

Anonymous said...

Prayers for all involved and many, many thanks to the Smethport VFD !

Anonymous said...

on 446.. past Farmers Valley.. before Coreyville.