Local News

Deadly Fire in Lykens

Firefighters battled a huge house fire that left one person dead in Lykens Borough, Dauphin County Sunday night.  The attached homes on Main Street were already consumed with flames when crews arrived after 10pm.  It took about an hour to put the fire out and several units were damaged.  The fire chief says six people were left homeless staying with friends and family.  Two people were taken to Hershey Medical Center with burns.  One person was found dead.  There’s no official cause yet but the chief says tanks exploded and contributed to the fire.


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