Fire breaks out at Ellwood City apartment



ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. - Firefighters put out flames at an apartment in Ellwood City, Lawrence County, early Sunday morning.

Officials said the fire started in an apartment above Ralph’s Barber Shop on 5th Street shortly before 2 a.m.

Ellwood City Fire Chief Rick Myers said, “The first crew went upstairs into the attic. When they got to the attic they noticed a lot of smoke. Once they did some more investigating, they did find a fire in the attic, worked very quickly and knocked the fire down with minimal damage."

Investigators believe the fire was electrical.

No injuries were reported.