Report: Two-Alarm Fire in Camden Mostly Under Control
According to several news outlets across Philadelphia, including CBS3 and Fox29, a two-alarm fire broke out on Kaighn Avenue in Camden early this morning. Pennsauken and Camden fire departments responded to the blaze.
One injured in 2-alarm fire in Camden: Fire crews responded to a second alarm fire in Camden Friday morning.Th… http://t.co/eXC4kWHhK3
— FOX 29 (@FOX29philly) May 22, 2015
Fox29 reports that, at this time, the fire is mostly under control but smoke still surrounds the three-story building. PATCO, which runs on tracks near the home, has not experienced service delays due to the situation.
Nearby fire in Camden has NOT affected PATCO service. We're on or near schedule at this time.
— PATCO (@RidePATCO) May 22, 2015
One person, a firefighter, was reportedly taken to the hospital with minor leg injuries after being rescued from the building. Philadelphia magazine has reached out to the Camden Fire Department for comment and is awaiting a response. We will provide updates as they arrive.