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3-alarm fire in Allentown displaces residents

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Firefighters in Allentown had their hands full overnight battling a multi-alarm blaze that spread to at least seven homes.

The fire started at a three-story residence on the 1100 block of Catasauqua Avenue just before 3:00 a.m. Sunday.

Crews called in a second alarm and then a third alarm as the fire spread down the block.

There is no word yet on what sparked the blaze. No injuries have been reported.

The Red Cross is assisting at least 20 people displaced by the fire.

 

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