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Ridgway home destroyed by fire, two people injured, one severely


Ridgway, PA – A home in Ridgway burned down on Feb. 3, leaving two people without a home and both of them with injuries, one of them with severe burns.

It was around 2:45 a.m. on Feb. 3 when a wood framed home along Montmorenci Road in Ridgway, Elk County, caught fire.

Two people were inside at the time, a 66-year-old woman and 63-year-old man.

The man sustained some light burns and some inhalation.

The woman, however, suffered severe burns around his head, face, and hands, She was eventually flown to UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh for treatment.

The home is a complete loss and damaged is estimated at $400,000.

The fire was determined to be accidental in nature.

Click Here to read the online police report.