Official: Woman re-enters burning home, apparently trying to rescue cat, dies
ALLENTOWN, PA. » Authorities say a woman who apparently re-entered her burning home to try to rescue a cat died in the early morning fire in eastern Pennsylvania.
Fire crews called to the Allentown home at about 1 a.m. Wednesday reported flames and smoke coming from the rear.
Capt. John Christopher said one person got out and another was rescued and taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest
with injuries believed not to be life-threatening.
Christopher said “The woman at one point was out of house and evidently went back in for a cat.” She was later found unresponsive on the second floor.