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Fire at Mulberry Tower in Scranton

December 11, 2017 - 5:40 am

Officials in Scranton say they have a suspect in custody. A fire at a high rise in Scranton yesterday still leaves numerous elderly and disabled residents displaced. There were no injuries in the blaze at Mulberry Tower at Mulberry and North Washington. Police charged 22 year old Lamont Wright with arson. According to investigators, he was looking for a reason to leave his apartment and started the fire in his apartment on the fifth floor. Some apartments below received water damage. The east wing was not affected.

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