House burns in West Deptford; person on roof scrambles to safety

March 20, 2014 7:56:24 AM PDT
Firefighters were battling a house fire in West Deptford, N.J. Thursday morning.

Fire officials say the blaze was first reported at 10:00 a.m. Thursday in the unit block of Biscayne Boulevard.

Aerial images from Chopper 6 HD showed a two-story, single-family home with smoke pouring from an attic vent and a several firefighting units on the scene.

Initial reports described one person trapped on a roof, but that person was able to get down before firefighters arrived.

There were no immediate reports of injuries.

An investigation is underway into what sparked the blaze.


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