Fire destroys a home near Riverside on Saturday

RIVERSIDE — Six people are homeless after fire destroyed a home on Crest Haven Road Saturday evening in Rush Township, Northumberland County. The fire started around 6 p.m. at the home of Marvin and Janelle Eshbach and their four children.

 

The family was not at home when the fire started and rushed home when they heard about the blaze. Firefighters from Danville, Mahoning Township, Overlook and Southside were on the scene for several hours battling the large fire. There were no injuries reported. It’s not yet known what caused the fire. (Ali Stevens)