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January 18, 2019

Dog saved from apartment fire in Levittown

Dawn Altstatt Photo- Special to Delaware valley News.com. Firefighters stretch ladders to reach the roof of the apartment building

By Alex Lloyd Gross

A dog was saved from an apartment fire in the Orangewood section of Levittown early Sunday morning, December 17, 2017.  As  firefighters arrived , they found heavy smoke  and fire coming from a first floor apartment.  A resident tried to get back into an  apartment  on the second floor to save their dog. They were barred by authorities . After determining where the dog might be, firefighters were able to run into the apartment and save the animal.

A cause of the blaze has not been determined by the Fire marshal at this time.  No injuries were reported.  Companies remained on scene for several hours after the fire, assisting in the investigation, and making sure nothing was going to flare up again.  Some residents were displaced.   Two men are credited with knocking on doors alerting residents to the fire.

Alex Lloyd Gross
Alex Lloyd Gross has the reputation for aggressive news coverage. With over 40 years experience including working at The News Gleaner, and had his work published in books and magazines that span the entire globe. With a strong background in emergency service related topics, he can bring forth a perspective that others cannot.
A contributor to Starfile Photo Agency for 20 years, Alex has been given access to and has photographed luminaries of both stage and screen.
He now shares his talent with you.

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