Fire Rips Through 15 PA Row Homes

A four-alarm fire destroyed 15 row homes Saturday night in Morrisville, Pennsylvania, displacing 22 people.

An Associated Press report said the fire was caused by a short-circuit in a bathroom fan of one of the row homes, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer (http://bit.ly/xXUa6E). The Red Cross was assisting the victims find shelter.

Firefighters managed to help residents escape the fire, which began around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday. Crew members were still on scene Sunday performing overhaul and checking for hot spots.

For more training on response to row home fires, consider Fire Engineering Simulation: Row Home Kitchen Fire (or Meth Lab) and Fireground Size-Up: Row Frames.

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