By Steve Beck
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — Three residents were injured after they were forced to jump out of their home during a fire in Montgomery County early Tuesday morning.
The fire started at about 3:30 a.m. inside a two-story home in the 900 block of Yerkes Avenue in Norristown.
When firefighters arrived at the scene, they encountered heavy smoke and flames billowing from the home.
Firefighters were able to place the blaze under control in approximately 45 minutes.
Three residents inside the home were forced to escape by jumping out windows on the upper floor.
One person was treated for smoke inhalation, while a second individual suffered a broken shoulder. There was no immediate word on the injuries for the third resident.
No firefighters were injured.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Must Read Today’s Top Talkers:
- ‘Jersey Shore’ Star Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion
- Amazon Offering Monthly Oreo Subscription Box
- Police: Law Enforcement To Be ‘Beefed Up’ A Bit For Eagles Game
- Long-Lost Brothers Reunite With The Help Of Social Media
- Coke: We’ll Recycle One Can Or Bottle For Every One We Sell