Crews battle high-rise apartment fire in North Philadelphia

June 27, 2013 3:55:20 AM PDT
Firefighters battled a blaze at a North Philadelphia high-rise apartment building early Thursday morning.

The fire broke out just before 2:30 a.m. in the 2400 block of North 11th Street.

Some residents had to be evacuated for a short time from the Philadelphia Housing Authority apartment building.

The fire was quickly placed under control and residents returned with no reports of any injuries.

So far, there is no word on what sparked the blaze.


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