Firefighter Shocked in Colwyn Blaze

A firefighter from Darby borough suffered an electric shock battling a house fire in Colwyn, late Sunday.

By Cecilia Duffy
|  Sunday, Dec 30, 2012  |  Updated 10:05 PM EDT
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Firefighter Shocked in Colwyn Blaze

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A firefighter from Darby borough suffered an electric shock battling a house fire in Colwyn, Delaware County, late Sunday. He's been hospitalized.

Another firefighter was treated for smoke inhalation at the scene, according to fire officials.

The blaze broke out inside a twin home on the 200 block of Walnut Street around 6:30 p.m.

The house and the adjoining property were destroyed.

Crews were able to knock down the flames and get things under control just before 8 p.m.

There are no reports of any other injuries.

officials are investigating the cause.
 

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