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Northampton Apartment Building Heavily Damaged in Two Alarmer

By KEN SNYDER, Correspondent | May 24, 2020 | PENNSYLVANIA

Story No. 052720104

Northampton, PA - Everyone was able to escape unharmed from this two-and-a-half story apartment building fire on May 24th.

The call came in at 6:49 A.M. for a porch fully involved at 2006 Washington Ave., with extention and entrapment. The fire finally subsided after about a two hour firefight. The seven occupants were able to flee the building, later to be assisted by the American Red Cross.

The companies responding to the call were East Allen, Allen Twp., Lehigh Twp., Coplay, Catasauqua, Nancy Run, Egypt and Walnutport. EMS personnel were able to save two of three cats.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.