Fire marshal: Milton fire victims 'doing well'

Firefighters work to remove Gina Walter from the porch roof of her Myrtle Street, Milton, home, which erupted into flames on Aug. 22. Walter was recently released from the Lehigh Valley Burn Center in Allentown.

MILTON — The three victims who were rescued from an Aug. 22 Milton house fire have now all been released from inpatient hospital care, according to a Pennsylvania State Police fire marshal.

Trooper James Nizinski has identified the victims of the fire — which broke out at around 4 a.m. at 123 Myrtle St. — as Jonathan and Gina Walter, and their 1-year-old son.

Kevin Mertz can be reached at 570-742-9671 ext. 117 or email

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.