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Kitten rescued from York City house fire

Rebecca Klar
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.

Residents wait outside of the home at 804 Pennsylvania Avenue after firefighters extinguished a fire in a second floor room in York City, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Dawn J. Sagert photo

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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