Alligator found after apartment fire in Tacony; 1 hurt

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Firefighters found flames and an alligator inside an apartment in Philadelphia's Tacony section. (WPVI)

Firefighters found flames and an alligator inside an apartment in Philadelphia's Tacony section.

It happened before 8 p.m. Wednesday above a barber shop on the corner of Unruh Avenue and Tulip Street.

One person was taken to Aria Torresdale Hospital for treatment.

The Animal Care & Control Team of Philadelphia removed an alligator from the apartment.

On Thursday, the ACCT sent Action News a photo of the 12-inch gator.



It took fire crews fifteen minutes to place the blaze under control.

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