2 alarms struck in Burlington City fire

January 25, 2009 8:21:12 AM PST
Firefighters in Burlington County battled a 2-alarm fire overnight that has left 3 people homeless. The fire broke out around 1:45 a.m. in a 3-story duplex located at 208 west Federal Street in Burlington City.

The fire quickly spread to the adjoining home of the duplex.

Shortly after 2:00 the third floor of the home collapsed onto the second floor and firefighters called in a second alarm and ordered all firefighters out of the house.

The fire was placed under control at 4:30 a.m.

Red Cross officials were called to help find housing for the 3 people and one dog who were displaced.

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