Fire Prevention & Protection, Firefighting

Mother, Child Killed in PA Residential Fire

Fire officials didn’t find any working smoke detectors at the scene of a fatal house fire in Coatesville, Pennsylvania.

A mother and her son were killed in the overnight three-alarm fire. More than two dozen people were left homeless by the fire. Some people were taken to a nearby hospitals.

A local news report didn’t have any word on the cause of the fire.

For more information and a video about the fire, visit http://bit.ly/SxfgNz.

Located about 35 miles west of Philadelphia, Coatesville was at the center of a string of arsons in 2009.