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Saturday, June 26, 2010

Seat Pleasant House Fire with Injuries

A teen-aged male suffered serious injuries at an early morning house fire. Just after 3:30 am, Saturday, June 26, 2010, firefighters and paramedics responded to a house fire in the 6200 block of Foote Street in Seat Pleasant. Upon arrival they encountered a 2-story single family home with fire on all levels and an occupant outside that sustained burn injuries. The bulk of the fire was extinguished in about 20 minutes by 30 firefighters. A firefighter from the Seat Pleasant Fire/EMS Station sustained a minor burn injury and was treated and released from a Burn Unit.

The teen-aged male sustained serious burn injuries as well as smoke inhalation and transported by paramedics to a Burn Unit. Fire Investigators continue to investigate the cause and origin of the fire. Fire loss is estimated at $200,000.