York City firefighter Jonathan Spencer recorded video through a helmet camera of a fire in the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue on Dec. 22. Video courtesy of Jonathan Spencer, York City Fire and Rescue York Dispatch


Fire damaged the first and second floor of a York City home Saturday, Dec. 22, according to the York City Fire department. 

The initial call at 10:35 a.m. reported a smoking air conditioning unit in the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, said York City Fire Chief David Michaels. 

When crews arrived on site, there was smoke and flames on the side of the building, he said.

Firefighters were able to contain the blaze, according to the chief.

Michaels said nobody was injured in the fire and he does not know how many individuals were displaced.

Firefighters were able to rescue a kitten from the third floor of the home; there were no other pets inside, he said. 

Deputy Chief Chad Deardorff said the fire was an electrical fire which caused about $75,000 in damage. 

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