NORRISTOWN, Pa (CBS) — The American Red Cross says they have closed the shelter at Norristown High School saying all displaced residents of East Norriton apartment building have a place to stay the night.
The shelter was opened about 7 p.m. Sunday for those who may have needed a place to sleep a fire at an apartment building on Dekalb Pike for residents out.
Fire officials say the fire began about 1:50 p.m. Sunday afternoon, and was placed under control about an hour later leaving about 100 people without access to their homes.
Approximately a half dozen units in the apartment building are said to have fire and water damage along with a significant number of units that have smoke damage.
Anyone still needing Red Cross assistance is asked to call 800-422-7677.