5 displaced by Middle Paxton house fire

DAUPHIN, Pa. (WHTM) – The American Red Cross said it assisted five people after a house fire Monday night in Middle Paxton Township.

Four adults and a child were displaced by the two-alarm fire in the 1100 block of Fishing Creek Valley Road.

Firefighters from Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties were called to the home around 7:45 p.m. Officials said the fire began in a shed and spread to the home.

A state police fire marshal is investigating the cause. No injuries were reported.

Mike Fagan, assistant chief of Dauphin-Middle Paxton Fire Company, said the home belonged to one of their members. He said the home is a total loss, and the fire department will organize donations for the family.

The fire company will post information on how to donate on its Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/DauphinFire/

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