Mechanicsburg family escapes smoke and flames

Photo courtesy: Amber Serrano
Photo courtesy: Amber Serrano

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A late afternoon fire Tuesday at a Mechanicsburg home sent a family running into the street.Firefighters battled a house fire Tuesday evening on the West Shore.cydvsirwqaagwfk

Crews were called just before 5 p.m. to the two-alarm fire in the 400 block of Sharon Avenue in Mechanicsburg.

The fire started in the garage and spread to the rest of the home. There was major damage but the home is not considered a total loss.

The blaze was under control within 15 minutes.

The American Red Cross is providing assistance to the family.

The fire marshal is investigating a cause.

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