Police: Limping man deliberately set SW Philadelphia recycling plant fire

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Police: Man deliberately set fire at recycling center. Sarah Bloomquist reports during Action News at Noon on January 8, 2019.

Philadelphia police say a man deliberately set a three-alarm fire at a recycling business just two days before Christmas.

In video released by police on Tuesday, the suspect walks with a limp and carries a crowbar.

They say he deliberately set the fire at the Gold Medal Environmental Recycling on the 1600 block of South 49th Street in Southwest Philadelphia.

The large warehouse burned for nearly a day.

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Anyone who recognizes the suspect is urged to call authorities.

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