One hurt in Norristown fire

November 16, 2009 11:25:05 AM PST
One person was hurt after a fire in Norristown, Pa. on Monday afternoon.

It happened just before 1:00 p.m. in the 800 block of Cherry Street.

Rescuers say a man was trapped in the basement, but firefighters were able to get him out.

He was flown to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in serious, but not life-threatening, condition.

The fire started in the rear of the building, investigators said, but no cause has been released.

The fire was quickly brought under control at 1:10pm.


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