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Fire damages Elk Co. home, sends firefighter to hospital

ST. MARYS, Pa. -- One man is without a home after a fire damages his home in St. Marys Saturday.  A firefighter was also sent to the hospital with heat exhaustion, fire officials said.

The cause is under investigation, but homeowner Jerimiah Bucher said he believes household chemicals may be to blame.

Bucher said he was told the fire may have been caused by what he was doing before he left the house, he was scrubbing the floors and tubs and cleaning the windows.

"They said it started in a garbage can in the kitchen, Bucher said.  Their initial instinct is the cleaners we were using, the wet rags with the cleaner on it actually reacted to the different cleaners."

Fire investigators have not confirmed this, saying the fire is still under investigation.

Ash and char cover much of the home along South Michael Street.

"Next thing I know my phone rang calling to say my house was on fire."

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Edgar Snyder

Washington Times