65-Year-Old Dies in Mobile Home Fire
Ten people living in a mobile home escaped a fire that destroyed the place, but one man was trapped inside and could not be saved, according to reports.
Fire crews tore open the walls of a mobile home at 6205 Foster Drive in Falls Township to help the residents inside, but one 65-year-old man did not make it out, according to reports.
The call went out at about 8 p.m. Sunday, according to emergency communication, and firefighters were faced heavy fire with a man trapped inside one of the bedrooms.
Eleven people lived in the home, according to 6ABC.com, and 10 managed to get out. Rescue workers could not reach the remaining man until the fire was under control.
The victim was confirmed dead at about 8:30 p.m. No cause has been confirmed by officials, but radio communications mentioned a gas line in the unit as a possibility.