The Norristown Fire Department responded to a building fire in the 00 block of Hartranft Avenue shortly after 11 a.m. on Friday, June 29.
According to Norristown Fire Chief Thomas O'Donnell, the department was first called to 19 Hartranft Avenue for a report of smoke in the attic of that address and the source was tracked to a fire in the attic of 25 Hartranft Avenue.
Fierfighters reportedly had the scene under control within forty minutes and no one was injured in the incident. The cause of the fire was electrical in nature.
"There was a total of about six homes that were affected," said Chief O'Donnell. "As a result, Code Enforcement condemned two properties."
Thanks to @MontcoAlerts for initial information and Norristown Patch reader Linda Myers for submitted photos.