Delaware County

Chester Township House Fire Hurts 2

Crews rushed a firefighter and a neighbor to a local hospital for minor injuries the two suffered in a Delaware County house blaze.

Firefighters responded to a house near 10th and Engle streets in Chester Township around 2:45 a.m. to discover smoke and flames ripping through the property, officials said.

The home's residents were able to escape the blaze unharmed, however a neighbor is suffering from smoke inhalation and a firefighter was burned on his hands, authorities said.

Both of the injured individuals, who were rushed to Crozier Medical Center, are expected to be okay, according to reports.

No word yet on the cause of the fire.

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