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Civilian saves resident from burning home

A passing truck driver rousted the man from his sleep and helped him escape the blaze

By Miles Layton
The Herald-Standard 

CONNELLSVILLE TWP., Pa. — More than 50 firefighters battled a blaze early Monday morning on East Crawford Avenue.

The man living in the home sustained serious injuries and was taken to UPMC-Mercy hospital in Pittsburgh, said Robbie Leiberger, assistant chief of Connellsville Township Volunteer Fire Department. Investigators have not released the man's name.

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