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Kersey home damaged in fire

February 16, 2014

Photo by Joseph Bell An early morning fire on Sunday significantly damaged a house at 204 Dagus Mines Rd. in Kersey. The fire was ruled to be accidental and electrical in nature. During the course of the investigation, authorities reportedly later found drug paraphernalia and a prohibited offensive weapon on the property. Both items were seized and are being investigated.

KERSEY – An early morning fire on Sunday significantly damaged a house at 204 Dagus Mines Rd. in Kersey.
Elk Company 3 (Fox Township) and Fox Township Ambulance were dispatched at 5:03 a.m. and Elk Company 1 (Crystal Fire Department) followed at 5:20 a.m.
According to Scott Surra, Fox Township fire chief, smoke was visible from the structure upon arrival and the homeowners said there was visible fire in the attic of the home.
Victims are listed as Maria S. Sarantoulias, 66, as homeowner; Michael J. Seawright and Gina M. Sarantoulias, and four male juveniles ages 17, 15,13 and 11; and one female juvenile, age 9.

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