Fire erupts in high-rise, forces evacuations in Center City

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Residents were temporarily evacuated after a fire erupted in a high-rise in Center City. (WPVI)

Residents were temporarily evacuated after a fire erupted in a high-rise in Center City.

The fire started around 7 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of South 15th Street.

Officials say the fire was reported from the sixth floor of the 28-story building.

The fire was brought under control by 8 p.m., officials say, and residents were allowed to return.

No injuries have been reported.

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