Man leaps from burning home

April 4, 2009 7:08:01 AM PDT
A late night fire in Germantown put a man in a dicey situation - jump out of a window, or die in a fire.

The fire broke out in a rowhome on the 500 block of Herman Street.

Strong wind was fanning the flames. They spread so fast, that a man had to leap from a second floor window. He survived, but is hospitalized at Einstein.

The fire damaged several adjoining homes.

A family pet died in the ferocious blaze.

Investigators have not said what sparked the fire.

CLICK HERE to follow Action News on Twitter

CLICK HERE to get Action News on your website

CLICK HERE to find Action News on Facebook

Click here to get the latest Philadelphia news and headlines from across the Delaware and Lehigh valleys.


Load Comments