2-alarm fire forces evacuations in Port Richmond

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Monday, October 22, 2018
Chopper 6 over fire in Port Richmond
Chopper 6 over fire in Port Richmond on October 22, 2018.

PORT RICHMOND (WPVI) -- A large building fire has forced the evacuations of several residents in a Port Richmond neighborhood.

Philadelphia firefighters were called to the 1800 block of East Russell Street around 2 p.m. Monday.

They arrived to fire flames erupting from a garage.

The garage is near several homes. Residents in the immediate area of the fire have been evacuated, authorities say.

So far, no injuries have been reported.


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