Trash fire prompts evacuations in Center City Philadelphia

CENTER CITY (WPVI) -- A smoky trash fire led to evacuations early Monday in Center City Philadelphia.

The call came in to firefighters at 6 a.m.

They arrived in the 2100 block of Walnut Street to find a large amount of trash burning next to a building.

A nearby apartment building and a church were evacuated and traffic was detoured away from the area as crews worked to douse the flames.

The fire was declared under control at 6:17 a.m.

No injuries were reported.
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