GERMANTOWN (WPVI) -- Fire crews battled a stubborn blaze in Philadelphia's Tioga-Nicetown section early Thursday morning.
The fire broke out just before 3:30 a.m. on the 3800 block of Germantown Avenue.
Firefighters arrived to heavy flames showing on the third floor rear of the house.
Officials say the first floor housed a leather and zipper repair business.
There was a lot of debris inside the building which hampered the fire fighting.
It took about twenty-five minutes to get the blaze under control.
The property was vacant and there were no reports of any injuries.
So far, no word on what sparked the blaze.
Business damaged by flames in Tioga-Nicetown