Fire displaces families, traps man

December 24, 2008 2:43:06 PM PST
Firefighters were dispatched to a fire at the Abby Walk Apartments shortly before 5:00 Wednesday afternoon. The fire blazed in the second and third floor of a three level building.

There were initial reports of people trapped.

Firefighters arrived and rescued one man from a third floor apartment; the man was transported to Christiana Hospital.

It appears as if at least two apartments sustained heavy damage.

The fire was declared under control at 5:19 p.m.

Possibly as many as 12 families are out of their apartments tonight.

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