Woman taken to hospital following duplex fire in Dauphin County, officials say

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — A 76-year-old woman was taken to the hospital Monday following a duplex fire in Swatara Township, Dauphin County, officials say.

Crews were called to the home on Boyer Street at 4:23 p.m. Officials say firefighters arrived two minutes later and the woman was rescued at 4:27 p.m. The extent of her injuries are unknown at this time.

Three adults and a juvenile were displaced and they’re currently being cared for by the American Red Cross. Two dogs were rescued from the structure while crews removed two cats.

The fire was brought under control in approximately 20 minutes but officials say that portion of the duplex is a total loss.

Police and the fire department are investigating.

This story has been updated from its previous version. 

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