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Neighbor rescues elderly man from NJ house fire

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

An elderly man was rescued from a house fire by a neighbor in Pleasantville, Atlantic County.

The fire broke out shortly after 6:00 p.m. inside the two story home on North Main Street.

A neighbor spotted smoke coming from the home and called 911.

The neighbor then went to the home and assisted the elderly man from the property.

The fire was placed under control in a little over a half hour.

The house suffered significant smoke and water damage.

There is no word on a cause.

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