Firefighters battle apartment fire in Reading, Pa.

May 3, 2013 3:35:54 PM PDT
Firefighters battled a blaze that tore through the back of apartment building in Reading, Pa.

Crews responded to the 200 block of South 5th Street before 1:30 p.m. Friday.

They found heavy smoke coming from the rear of the 4-story complex.

Firefighters had the blaze under control in about an hour.

Action News learned that one firefighter suffered a burn to his foot, but continued to work.

The Red Cross is assisting eight families who were displaced.


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