Firefighters battle raging fire near railroad in University City

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Friday, January 18, 2019
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Fire adjacent to railroad tracks in University City: As seen on Action News at 11 p.m., January 17, 2019

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Flames broke out adjacent to a set of railroad tracks in the University Section of Philadelphia Thursday night.

Officials said the fire began in the area of 34th Street and Health Sciences Drive around 6:30 p.m.

The incident caused delays for SEPTA's Regional Rail service including trains on the Newark, Elwyn and Philadelphia Airport lines.

The fire was extinguished around 8 p.m.

There were no reported injuries.

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