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

UNIVERSITY CITY - October 25, 2013

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.

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