Three escape Delco house fire

November 25, 2008 3:25:54 AM PST
Three people in Chester, Delaware County, had to scramble to escape the flames of an early morning fire.

The blaze broke out about 12:30 Tuesday morning on the first floor of a vacant row house on the 800 block of West Third Street.

The fire quickly went to two alarms as flames leaped to the second floor then raced next door to a house where the three people live.

All of them made it out safely. Their house, however, is badly damaged.

Arson investigators are combing the debris for a cause.

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