Glen Aubrey Fire tells 12 News it believes the flames started from a pellet stove and was sparked when the home lost electricity earlier in the day and the stove overheated. “Came down through and the flames was about 10 feet from the roof in front of the structure were most of the damage was done. From there it just spread very quickly. Starting getting into the back. We had guys in the side door they got in front of it. Stopped it through the ceiling and stopped it from spreading through the rest of the structure,” said second assistant chief for the Glen Aubrey Fire Department, Nicholas Collier. Fire officials say the blaze started at a home on Rabbit Path Road and took about two and a half hours to get the flames under control. Collier says five people were inside the home when the blaze started and everyone was able to escape unharmed. NANTICOKE (WBNG) – Multiple fire crews battled a massive house fire Monday night behind Fire Fox Resorts in the town of Nanticoke. “There was a power outage around 4 o’clock today and there is no way to vent your pellet stove so, that’s what they are going to determine. It’s a pellet stove,” said Collier. Fire officials believe 50 percent of the home was destroyed while the other half is possibly salvageable. Fire officials say the Red Cross was also at the scene to help the displaced family.
adamkaz/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman, announced on Twitter that he is dropping out of the 2020 president race.Our campaign has always been about seeing clearly, speaking honestly, and acting decisively. In that spirit: I am announcing that my service to the country will not be as a candidate or as the nominee. https://t.co/8jrBPGuX4t— Beto O’Rourke (@BetoORourke) November 1, 2019 Thank you for making this campaign possible, and for continuing to believe that we can turn this moment of great peril into a moment of great promise for America and the world.— Beto O’Rourke (@BetoORourke) November 1, 2019 O’Rourke announced his run for the presidency in March, prompting media attention and polling numbers that put him in the ranks with some of the race’s then-front-runners and an impressive first-day fundraising haul of $6.1 million.Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved. Let us continue to fearlessly champion the issues and causes that brought us together. Whether it is ending the epidemic of gun violence or dismantling structural racism or successfully confronting climate change, we will continue to organize and mobilize and act.— Beto O’Rourke (@BetoORourke) November 1, 2019