Christmas Eve fire destroys Prineville home

Ostroskey's office, Abington police and fire officials and the Plymouth County District Attorney's Office are investigating the cause of the fire.

It happened Sunday night at a two-story home in the 900 block of Rindie Street. Once fire crews arrived, they found smoke coming from the eaves of the house.

Multiple families have been displaced from their homes following an apartment fire in Spartanburg on Christmas Eve.

The fire started on the stove top where residents were cooking, he said. It took about 24 firefighters to put out the flames.

He said, "We smelled smoke so we got up and checked the house out".

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Further, the blaze left the home "uninhabitable", gutting the second floor and causing extensive damage to the first floor.

They said the children's mother had just brought their presents inside yesterday and they were destroyed in the fire.

The family is now being assisted by the American Red Cross.

The source of the fire remains under investigation.

  • Sonia Alvarado