Firefighter Injured in Fountain Hill House Fire

Finve people were displaced and a firefighter injured due to an apartment house fire on Seneca Street in Fountain Hill Wednesday.

A firefighter was injured Wednesday while helping to put out a house fire in the 913 Seneca Street in Fountain Hill.

At about 5 p.m. yesterday, a resident of the two-unit apartment house came home from pushing her baby in a stroller and found the building on fire and firefighters were already there, according to The Morning Call.

A firefighter hurt his knee when he fell inside the house. Fountain Hill Assistant Chief Dan Pope said the firefighter was taken to St. Luke’s University Hospital for treatment, The Express-Times reports.

The fire displaced three adults and an infant from the second floor, and one adult from the first floor.

The American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley provided meals, clothing, shoes, infant supplies and toiletry items to the family who is now staying with friends. And the Red Cross provided lodging, meals and toiletry items to the first-floor resident.






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