Fire claims a life in East Norriton

Saturday, February 12, 2011

A fire has claimed a life in East Norriton Township Montgomery County Friday night.

The blaze broke out at the Rolling Green Apartments in the 2600 block of Swede Road.

It happened just before 9:00pm, and arriving firefighters found the flames in a second floor unit and a tenant trapped in the burning apartment.

The fire was brought under control, but the trapped inhabitant died in the fire.

Firemen also pulled a pet from the fire.

The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.

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