Fire displaces families, traps man

NEWARK, Del. - December 24, 2008 The fire blazed in the second and third floor of a three level building.

There were initial reports of people trapped.

Firefighters arrived and rescued one man from a third floor apartment; the man was transported to Christiana Hospital.

It appears as if at least two apartments sustained heavy damage.

The fire was declared under control at 5:19 p.m.

Possibly as many as 12 families are out of their apartments tonight.

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