Heath Township, PA – Two people were killed in a house fire in Jefferson County on Friday morning.

The Jefferson County Coroner has confirmed that a 72-year-old woman and a 42-year-old man lost their lives due to the fire, but identities are being withheld until the next of kin are notified.

The fire started around 7 a.m. Friday morning on Route 949 in Heath Township.

Two bodies were discovered at the scene, and a third person was flown to the burn unit in Pittsburgh. The third victim is a 46-year-old woman. There is no word yet on her condition.

No cause of the fire has been identified.

Because the victims remain unidentified at this time, we don’t have any information on where you can send donations to help the remaining members of that specific family. However, you can always make a general donation to the American Red Cross, Salvation Army, and other non-profits that assist families in the aftermath of many tragedies.


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