Fire “Significantly Damages” Clearfield Street Residence

(Photo by Steven McDole)

(Photo by Steven McDole)

CLEARFIELD – The investigation is continuing into a fire that caused significant damage to a residence located at 519 Clearfield St., at approximately 3 p.m. this afternoon, in Clearfield Borough, reported the state police at Ridgway.

The fire, state police said, originated on the first floor and ventilated out a front and side window. This, state police said, resulted in external damage to the residence at 521 Clearfield St. as well.

According to state police, the front porch collapsed during efforts to suppress the fire. One firefighter was injured as a result and received treatment at Clearfield Penn Highlands.

The residence belonged to William R. Huffaker, 66, of Clearfield. He was not at home at the time of the fire. Huffaker didn’t have the residence insured for the loss; damage for the two properties is estimated at $100,000, according to state police.


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One thought on “Fire “Significantly Damages” Clearfield Street Residence

  1. Jaylee Masterson

    Aside from the property damages, you will most likely go through emotional stress whether you experienced the fire first hand, or arrived home after the fire took place. Good thing no one died in this incident but too bad for Mr. Huffaker he doesn’t have property insurance but he’s still lucky on the other hand at least he’s still alive and not been hurt.

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