Fire at the Hospital of the Univ. of Pennsylvania related to ongoing construction

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October 25, 2013 3:18:29 PM PDT
Philadelphia firefighters battled a small fire at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Friday.

Flames broke out in the basement of the structure at noon Friday along the 3400 Spruce Street.

There were initial reports of a smoky situation and evacuations at the facility.

A hospital spokesperson tells Action News the fire was related to ongoing construction.

The spokesperson said firefighters put out the flames and no extended evacuations were necessary.

No one was injured.