Fire Extinguished at Wanamaker Building
[Update 12:04 a.m.] NBC 10 reports the fire was extinguished quickly, with no injuries:
The fire occurred in a ninth floor office and was under control a short while later, according to fire dispatchers.
There were no reports of injuries but with people out on the sidewalk and fire equipment on the scene, traffic around City Hall came to a halt for nearly an hour. By 10:45 a.m., traffic began moving again.
[Original 11:06 a.m.] We don’t know much yet, but:
@PhillyFireNews fire at Wanamaker building. Possibly 9th floor. 2-3 fire trucks. Firemen went up with masks and fire hose.
— Gabrielle Bennett (@GabrielleB914) November 11, 2014
— Jackie Caruso Phy (@j_crucify) November 11, 2014
More to come as details are reported.