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Elderly man rescued from West Chester fire

No one was hurt when the fire ripped through the Timberview Court condo. (FOX19/A.Schrand) No one was hurt when the fire ripped through the Timberview Court condo. (FOX19/A.Schrand)
Fire swept this West Chester condo complex off Timberview Court early Tuesday. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand) Fire swept this West Chester condo complex off Timberview Court early Tuesday. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand)
WEST CHESTER, OH (FOX19) – -

Firefighters rescued an elderly man when flames ripped through a condominium complex early Tuesday.

No one was hurt when flames broke out just before 6 a.m.,but the man kept sleeping despite smoke alarms screeching, said Barb Wilson, a township spokeswoman.

Firefighers broke out his window to evacuate him.

The fire damaged eight units before crews knocked it down. Thirteen residents are displaced.

The cause remains under investigation. A damage estimate has not been released.

The American Red Cross is assisting the displaced families.

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