CROYDON, Pa. (CBS) – An overnight house fire in Bristol Township has been ruled an arson. Firefighters were called to the home on the 800 block of Main Avenue in Croydon, just before 1 a.m. Thursday.
Firefighters rescued a woman who had exited a second-floor window onto a first-story roof.READ MORE: Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Involving Ocean City Beach Patrol Members Under Investigation
A second person jumped from the second floor to escape the flames. He was treated on the scene and then transported to Frankford Torresdale for smoke inhalation and injuries from the fall.Multiple Faiths Joining Forces To Combat Philadelphia's Rising Gun Violence
“Firefighters did bring out at least one animal that I saw come out and be turned over to one of the occupants,” Bristol Township Fire Marshal Kevin Dippolito said. “It is multi-family occupancy. There are three units here, plus a basement area.”
Firefighters say the home is subdivided into three units and there were no working smoke alarms located in any of the units.MORE NEWS: 2 Mothers, Babies Rushed To Hospital After Being Rescued From Burning Frankford Apartment Building, Officials Say
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.