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2-Alarm Fire Rips Through Several North Philadelphia Homes

2-Alarm Fire Rips Through Several North Philadelphia Homes


COUPLE OF MINUTES, NOW BACK OVER TO JAN. ALL RIGHT, THANKS VERY MUCH. WE WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW BREAKING NEWS NOW OUT OF NORTH PHILADELPHIA, NEW VIDEO JUST INTO OUR NEWS ROOM SHOWS THIS HOME ENGULFED IN FLAMES. FIRE OFFICIALS SAY FLAMES EVENTUALLY SPREAD TO SEVERAL ADJOINING HOMES AS WELL. “EYEWITNESS NEWS” REPORTER CRYSTAL CRANMORE’S LIVE IN FRANKLINVILLE FOR US WHERE CREWS HAVE GOT THEN FIRE UNDER CONTROL. SO CRYSTAL, WHAT IS THE VERY LATEST HERE. REPORTER: GOOD MORNING. MOURN THREE HOURS AFTER FIRE FIGHTERS GOT THE INITIAL CALL ABOUT FLAMES HERE IN THE RISING SUN AVENUE THEY ARE STILL AT SCENE. GOOD NEWS AS WE SAID THE FLAMES ARE NOW UNDER CONTROL WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SOME HOT SPOTS THAT FIRE FIGHTERS ARE WORKING ON AT THIS POINT. LETS GO STRAIGHT TO THE VIDEO OF THOSE FLAMES, WE ARE TOLD FOUR BUILDINGS WERE INVOLVED IN THIS FIRE. IT HAPPENED ON THE 1100 BLOCK OF RISING SUN AVENUE. THOSE ADDRESS IS ARE 1144 BETWEEN — 1144 AND 1150. WE ARE TOLL 1148 ACTUALLY COLLAPSED AT SOME POINT DURING THE FIRE FIGHT. WE ARE ALSO TOLD BY FIRE CHIEF HERE AT THE SCENE THAT ALL OF THE BUILDINGS ARE UNOCCUPIED BUT STILL 15 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN TEMPORARILY DISPLACED. THESE PEOPLE WE WERE TOLD HAVE BEEN RESIDENTS LIVE A COUPLE DOORS DOWN FROM WHERE THIS FIRE HAPPENED AND WERE REMOVED JUST AS A PRECAUTION. WE SPOKE TO RESIDENT OFF CAMERA AND THEY TELL ME THEY ARE WORRIED ABOUT SMOKE, WATER DAMAGE HAPPENING TO THEIR HOMES BUT WE DID SPEAK TO EYEWITNESSES AND HERE’S WHAT THEY SAY. THEY TOLD ME MY HOUSE WAS ON FIRE. WE WANTED TO MACK SURE ALL OF THE KIDS, BABIES AND HAVE BEEN WAS SAFE. THAT IS ALL I CARE B HOUSE IS REPLACEABLE. LIVES, ONCE THAT IS GONE, THAT IS IT. REPORTER: AND JAN, CONSIDERING MAGNITUDE OF THIS FIRE AGAIN FOUR BUILDINGS, THE BUILDING COLLAPSE THAT HAPPENED, AUTHORITIES TELLING ME THAT THE MIRACLE HERE THIS MORNING IS THAT IN FIRE FIGHTERS, AND NO RESIDENTS WERE INJURED. THAT IS VERY LATEST IN FRANKLINVILLE, CRYSTAL CRAN


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