Fire Spreads To Several Row Homes In Delaware County

CBS Philly

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SHARON HILL, Pa. (CBS) — A fast-moving fire destroyed five homes in Delaware County Monday.

The fire started shortly before 10 a.m. in the 1500 block of Roosevelt Drive in Sharon Hill.

According to fire officials, the fire started inside a row home and spread to several neighboring homes.

When firefighters arrived, they encountered heavy smoke and flames billowing from the homes.

The frigid temperatures and the intensity of the fire were a major hindrance for the firefighters. Firefighters were eventually able to bring the blaze under control, but not before it destroyed five homes. The Red Cross says at least nine people have been displaced.

Alan McCall, whos home was destroyed in the blaze, says, “My house is gone.”

Luckily, his son was already in school when the fire began. He says, “My wife and I were not in there and we’re glad to…

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