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Fire hits homes in Luzerne County

Two homes in Freeland were damaged by flames Friday morning.

FREELAND, Pa. — Crews battled a fire at two homes in Luzerne County on Friday morning.

The fire started just after 10 a.m. in a double-block house on Ridge Street in Freeland. The fire spread to a vacant double-block home next door.

A teen had to be rescued from the second floor. The person that helped the teen was taken to a hospital to be treated for breathing smoke.

Seven people are being helped by the Red Cross.

There are no reports of any injuries.

The cause has not been determined.

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