Wellsboro house fire turns into wildfire

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A house fire on Cherry Flats Road in Wellsboro turned into a wildfire, Monday evening. 

The fire started in an attached garage, and quickly spread to the three story home, according to the Wellsboro Fire Chief. 

The Fire Chief said two people were inside the home during the fire, but were able to get out safely and without injuries. 

The fire also spread to the grass, causing a wildfire, which took nearly two and a half hours to take out. 

ATV’s and brush trucks were needed, along with multiple Fire Departments, including Wellsboro, Liberty, and Mansfield. 

The cause of the fire is still unknown. Stick with 18 News for updates, both on air and online. 

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