Coroner called to brush fire in Schuylkill County

TAMAQUA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A coroner was called to the scene after a fatal brush fire in Schuylkill County.

According to the Schuylkill County Communication Center, crews were dispatched around 12:30 p.m. to the 200 block of Owl Creek Road in Tamaqua for a brush fire.

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Schuylkill County Coroner David J. Moylan confirmed with 28/22 News they, along with two other deputies, were called to the incident for a reported fatality.

Upon arriving on the scene, Moylan said they found an older man had died and an investigation into the incident is ongoing.

28/22 News will keep you updated as more news becomes available to us.

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