It was a tragic day in Norristown as a young boys runs back into a burning home to find his father. Little did he know his father was able to escape the flames from a second floor window. Please remember to NEVER return to a burning building. Call 911 and let the firefighters handle the emergency with the proper equipment.
This scene played out on the 1000 Blk of Markley Street Friday morning. Norristown firefighters were met with flames coming from most of windows on the first floor. Numerous other firefighters, medics and police assisted at the 2 alarm fire in the searching for the young boy and in extinguishing the fire. Additionally, many other agencies assisted the victims, from the Red Cross to Red Paws.
Photos from Dave Jackson, Carmen Gambone