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Brussel Street Fire
1/18/2014
 
 
 
A deadly fire in Elk County has a wife mourning the loss of her husband.  More than seventy Firefighters tried to save the man before the house went up in flames.  This was the home of seventy seven year old James Robbins and sixty nine year old Joan Robbins.  A fire erupted on the first floor in the early morning hours on Saturday when Emergency Responders arrived on the scene but only found Joan was outside of the home.  The Responders from the St. Mary Ambulance Service could not believe she was standing in front of the house when they got there because of the fact of the multitude of the fire when they got on the scene.  They could not believe that she made it out of the house, but she did.  Unfortunately, James was stuck inside and the crews were unable to rescue him from the blaze.  The Fire crews say there were multiple challenges in battling this blaze.  A deadly fire in Elk County has a wife mourning the loss of her husband.  More than seventy Firefighters tried to save the man before the house went up in flames.  This was the home of seventy seven year old James Robbins and sixty nine year old Joan Robbins.  A fire erupted on the first floor in the early morning hours on Saturday when Emergency Responders arrived on the scene but only found Joan was outside of the home.  The Responders from the St. Mary Ambulance Service could not believe she was standing in front of the house when they got there because of the fact of the multitude of the fire when they got on the scene.  They could not believe that she made it out of the house, but she did.  Unfortunately, James was stuck inside and the crews were unable to rescue him from the blaze.  The Fire crews say there were multiple challenges in battling this blaze. 
  
 
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