LYKENS _ One person was killed, two others burned and several are homeless after flames tore through row homes in this Dauphin County community late Sunday night, the (Pottsville) Republican-Herald is reporting.

Flames broke out about 10:15 p.m. in the 600 block of Main Street and before being brought under control destroyed or damaged four homes that included six apartments.

Officials said one person was pronounced dead at the scene while the burn victims were taken to Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center for treatment.

No cause of the fire has been listed.