Mattress Fires in 2 Towns Leave 1 Hurt

Two separate mattress fires broke out overnight in two separate counties leaving at least one person hurt.

The first fire broke out around 1 a.m. on the second floor of an apartment building at 11th and Locust Streets in Center City Philadelphia.

No one was hurt and it took firefighters a short period of time to get the blaze under control.

Then around 3:30 a.m. a fire broke out in a rear bedroom of a home along the unit block of Maple Drive in Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County, Pa.

Heavy smoke could be seen pouring from the home.

One person was rushed toe Temple University Hospital. His or her condition wasn’t released.

Authorities gave no cause for either fire.

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