Woman rescued from roof of burning home

One firefighter injured in Bethlehem

Posted: 12:55 PM EST Feb 25, 2014
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Officials in Bethlehem say a woman was rescued from a burning home Tuesday morning.

The fire broke out at 9:30 a.m. at a home at 909 Itaska Street.

Deputy Fire Chief Craig Bare says a woman who was inside the home able to make her way onto a porch roof where she was rescued by firefighters.

Bare says one firefighter suffered a leg injury, but no one else was hurt.

Bare says the fire was sparked by an electrical appliance on the second floor of the home.