Firefighting News: PA Woman Rescued from Fire That Kills 17 Pets

10/08/2013
A woman was rescued from a house fire Monday in Reading, Pennsylvania, that killed 17 of her pets. A neighbor attempted to rescue the woman from the burning three-story row home but was not successful, according to the Reading Eagle (http://bit.ly/19wRI9L). The neighbor then alerted others to the fire, which occurred about 1:30 a.m., with flames in the first-floor kitchen and dining room. Firefighters found the female victim unconscious on the second floor and carried her out. She was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital near Allentown with apparent smoke inhalation and was in critical condition Monday. "Within 10 minutes of arriving they had her in the back of the ambulance," actin...

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