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WESTMORELAND COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) – An elderly man was dragged out of a burning home by neighbors in North Huntingdon on Sunday.
One neighbor, Lorrie Harris, told KDKA’s Bob Allen that she was driving past the house on Center Street when she notice smoke and flames coming from the residence. She jumped out of her car and knocked the front and side doors. Within seconds, she said, the elderly resident came to the door and collapsed on the porch.
Harris tried to move the man from the porch, and finally did with the help of a few other neighbors
When firefighters arrived, the man was lying on a nearby lawn covered with blankets. He was taken to the hospital with burns and possible smoke inhalation. There is currently no word his condition.
A firefighter was also treated for minor burns.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
Stay with KDKA.com for this developing story.