READING, Pa. - A two-alarm fire in northwest Reading displaced 19 people Wednesday afternoon.

The first call reported flames coming from the rear of a home in the 100 block of West Greenwich Street shortly before 4:30 p.m.

Officials on the scene reported arriving to find the fire spreading along the roof-line to neighboring homes on the block.

At least four homes were damaged by the fire, including two seriously, according to the city fire marshal.

The American Red Cross is assisting those who have been impacted by the fire.