House Fire

January 19, 1959

Oak Park Road

Three die as fire sweeps thru there North Penn Home. Two small children and there teen-age uncle lost there lives in a flash fire that swept through their home. Chief Rittenhouse said the fire started in the heater room on the first floor and spread quickly through the house, trapping the victims on the second floor.The flames spread through the two-story, house in a matter of minutes and were shooting 15 to 20 feet out of the windows and through the roof when the fairmount fire co arrived.