Allentown Fire Injures 2, Displaces 17

It happened around 12:30 p.m. at a row home converted into an apartment building on 509 N 7th Street in Allentown.

By David Chang
|  Sunday, Feb 17, 2013  |  Updated 3:38 PM EDT
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Allentown Fire Injures 2, Displaces 17

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Officials are investigating the cause of a fire that injured two people and displaced over a dozen others.

It happened around 12:30 p.m. at a row home converted into an apartment building on 509 N 7th Street in Allentown. Investigators say the blaze started in the first floor of the building, went to three alarms and spread to a building on 507 N 7th Street.

Two people suffered smoke inhalation and were treated for non-life threatening injuries. 17 people in all were displaced. They are currently being assisted by the Red Cross.

 


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