Firefighter injured battling Chester fire

August 13, 2012 8:22:49 PM PDT
Firefighters in Chester city were called to douse an extra alarm house fire Monday night.

The blaze broke out around 8:30 p.m. along the 2800 block of West 10th Street.

Arriving firefighters reported fire coming from the two-story semi-detached brick home.

A second alarm was struck shortly after arrival and, within a half hour, the fire was knocked down and declared under control.

The family of four was not home at the time of the fire.

One firefighter suffered a minor leg injury.

He was transported to Crozer Chester Medical Center for treatment.

There is no word on a cause for the fire.

The Red Cross is providing assistance for the displaced family.


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