Dozens displaced after Center City high-rise fire

WPVI logo
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

CENTER CITY (WPVI) -- Dozens of people were displaced after flames broke out in a high-rise building in Center City Philadelphia.

It happened around 3:35 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of South 13th Street.

Crews reported a fire on the 9th floor of the building.

No one was injured.

The Red Cross is assisting about 50 people who were displaced by the fire.

An emergency shelter has been set up and Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts located at 109 South Broad Street.

Red Cross officials say anyone displaced by the fire should go to CAPA High School for more information.

Meanwhile, no word what sparked the blaze.