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Raging fire in Reading destroys several units in row of homes


Raging fire in Reading destroys several units in row of homes; chief says 'it could've been a lot worse'


READING, Pa. -- Firefighters from Reading and beyond battled a raging row home fire in the city Sunday evening.

Some homes were destroyed, but the fire chief said there was the potential for the whole block to have gone up in flames.

Resident Paul Weitzel said he returned home to find first responders in the 1000 block of North 11th Street in Reading. It is where several units along a row of homes were heavily damaged. According to the Reading Fire Department, the fire broke out around 5:30 p.m.




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