Five families displaced in Palmerton fire
Five families were displaced Sunday in an early afternoon fire in Palmerton.
Fire companies from Carbon and Lehigh counties were called to the scene of the apartment building at 969 Mauch Chunk Road just before 1 p.m.
No injuries were reported.
The American Red Cross is providing emergency assistance for nine people displaced from the building.
Mauch Chunk Road was closed for a time.
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