Home, vehicles destroyed in Pocono fire
LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
A raging fire Saturday afternoon destroyed a Monroe county home and detached garage in Pocono Township. The fire was first reported at 3 p.m. along White Oak Drive when residents reported a structurewith possible explosions. When firefighters from numerous Monroe county departments arrived on scene they found the large garage fully involved in flames. It appeared the fire started in the garage and quickly spread to the wood frame dwelling. Emergency personnel found the owner of the premises to the rear of the fire scene requiring medical help. Several vehicles sitting in frontof the garage were destroyed by flamesas well.