Firefighters battle small blaze at high-rise in Claymont, Delaware

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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Watch video from the Action Cam on the scene of a fire at a high-rise apartment building in Delaware on December 5, 2017.

CLAYMONT, Del. (WPVI) -- Firefighters battled a blaze at a high-rise apartment building in Claymont, Delaware.

It broke out before 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Whitney Presidential Towers in the 3000 block of Society Drive.

Firefighters arrived to find smoke on the 5th floor and above.

The source turned out to be a small fire in a utility compartment in the center stairwell between the 6th and 7th floors.

The situation was put under control within an hour.

One firefighter suffered a minor cut to his hand.

No other injuries were reported.


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