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2 Injured Jumping From Burning Building In Bensalem

Fire engulfs building in Bensalem, Bucks County on June 9, 2011.

Fire engulfs building in Bensalem, Bucks County on June 9, 2011.

BENSALEM, Pa. (CBS) – Two people were injured after they were forced to jump from a burning building in Bucks County early Thursday morning.

The fire started at about 2 a.m. on Gray Avenue and Bristol Pike (Route 13) in Bensalem.

When firefighters arrived at the scene, they were encountered by flames that were engulfing the two-story twin building.

Fire officials said two residents inside the building were forced to escape by jumping out an upper-story window. They were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries.

It took firefighters approximately an hour to bring the blaze under control.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Reported By Al Novack, KYW Newsradio; Steve Beck, CBSPhilly.com

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