Multiple families affected by Norristown blaze

Crews work to extinguish a fire in Norristown, Pa. on February 26, 2011.

February 26, 2011 1:15:13 PM PST
The Red Cross is assisting three families after a fast moving fire in Norristown.

Fire broke out around 6:30 a.m. Saturday on the 600 block of Cherry Street.

Arriving crews found heavy fire showing from the second floor of the building. Additional fire companies were requested to the scene.

According to the Red Cross, 12 adults and 6 children were affected by the blaze.