Red Cross helps displaced residents after fire in Sharon Hill

- More than a dozen people were burned out of their homes after a fast-moving fire destroyed an apartment building in Sharon Hill. 

The fire started at 2:30 p.m. on Friday and reached three alarms, according to officials, before the roof collapsed and forced firefighters to retreat.

Demolition crews worked throughout the night to tear down the charred remains on the 1100 block of Woodland Avenue.

One person was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. No other injuries have been reported.

But Angela Costa lost everything in the fire, including her two cats.

"But I have my life,” Angela told FOX 29. “I guess I can't ask for anything more.”

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

A Red Cross Center has been set up at Borough Hall for any families that might need assistance.

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