ALLENTOWN, Pa. (CBS) – A three-alarm row home fire in Allentown sent one firefighter to the hospital and displaced at least eight people. The fire broke out around 10:45 a.m. Thursday in the 1100 block of Tilghman Street.
Crews managed to rescue a resident who was trapped.READ MORE: First Confirmed Case Of COVID-19 Omicron Variant Reported In Philadelphia, New Jersey
One firefighter was taken to the hospital for overexertion and another was treated by EMS at the scene.
An Allentown police officer was involved in a crash while responding to the fire. The crash happened at South Eighth and Union Streets.READ MORE: Family Of Fallen Delaware County Firefighter Has Mortgage Fully Paid Off
The officer, as well as two people in another car, were taken to the hospital.
All injuries were said to be minor.MORE NEWS: Mother Of Ahmir Jones, Teen Killed Protecting Girlfriend During Robbery Near Temple University, Speaks Out
The crash is under investigation.