Rescuers respond to fire at apartment building in North Philadelphia

NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia firefighters were called to the scene of a dumpster fire at an apartment building in North Philadelphia.

It happened on the 1500 block of North 5th Street.

Fire officials say they were called to an eight-story apartment building with smoke showing just before 11 a.m. Friday.

A vacant part of the building was impacted by the fire, officials said. The building appeared to be undergoing renovations or construction.

There was no immediate word on any injuries.


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