2 officers hurt in fire, explosion at garage in Frankford

FRANKFORD (WPVI) -- Two Philadelphia police officers are recovering from injuries they sustained while responding to a garage fire.

The flames were reported before 1:30 a.m. Monday in the 1100 block of Arrott Street in Frankford.

Police say a vehicle inside the garage exploded, sending fragments of a metal bumper flying about 100 feet.

Two 15th district officers were struck by the debris.

One suffered a broken leg. The other suffered cuts.

Both were taken to Aria Health/Torresdale to be treated. Both are expected to be okay.

There was no immediate word what sparked the fire.
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