Wed 12:15 pm: Elderly coupled rescued from house fire

WARREN – An elderly couple was rushed by ambulance to local hospitals moments ago after being rescued by Warren fire crews from their home on Beechcrest Street N.W.

Neighbors identified the couple as Dick and Jeanne Brugler, both believed to be in their 80s.

Firefighters broke a window to gain access to the woman who was then rescued from her bedroom. The man was conscious and had already escaped by the time fire crews arrived. Conditions of the couple are not immediately known.

Firefighters remain at the scene.