Posted October 26, 2013 EST
Firefighters Battle Helfrich Springs Apartments Blaze In Whitehall
Several fire companies were called to battle a fire at Helfrich Springs Apartments in Whitehall Township late Friday night. At building at the 900 Mickley Road complex was ordered evacuated at 11:45 p.m., about 20 minutes after the fire was first reported.
Firefighters reported flames on the roof of one building. At least two elderly residents were evacuated to an awaiting ambulance.
Officials put emergency workers on alert that extra help may be needed to help the displaced residents through the cold night. The official temperature was 41 degrees just before midnight.
Written by Morning Call
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