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Three-Alarm Fire Engulfs Warehouse in Southwest Philly

Firefighters battled a three-alarm warehouse fire in Southwest Philadelphia on Sunday. The flames broke out at a paper facility on the 1600 block of South […]

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The California Wildfires Are Bringing Haze to Philly

I had a feeling I wasn’t seeing things yesterday; Anyone else notice haze hanging over the city? Apparently it was a product of the massive, deadly wildfires […]

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City Orders Shutdown of Scrapyard Where Massive Fire Burned

The junkyard where a massive, four-alarm fire broke out on the Kensington/Port Richmond border earlier this month has been ordered to close by the city. […]

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Environmentalists: Kensington Junk Yard Fire Was a “Preventable Disaster”

The massive junk yard blaze that consumed nearly a full block on the Kensington/Port Richmond border and produced plumes smoke that could be seen for miles […]

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Firefighters Battled a Massive Junk Yard Blaze in Kensington

Firefighters battled and calmed a massive, four-alarm blaze on the border of Kensington and Port Richmond on Tuesday night. The fire started around 8:30 p.m […]

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Prepare Yourself: Philly’s Holding a Citywide Fire Drill on Wednesday

Don’t freak out when sirens sound across Philly on Wednesday evening – it’s just a citywide fire drill (which is apparently a thing). As part […]

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PECO Fire Leaves 2 Schools Closed, Thousands Without Power

BREAKING: Fire raging at a #PECO substation in Philadelphia. @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/uCepcwRz5e — Joe Holden (@JoeHoldenCBS3) March 7, 2017 A PECO substation fire that broke out […]

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Owner Vows to Rebuild Philly Gym After Massive Fire

The president of the Northeast Philadelphia gym that burned down on Monday says the company will rebuild. The fire broke out at the AFC Fitness […]

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Two SEPTA Employees Burned After Flames Shoot Out of Manhole in Southwest Philly

the next pennsylvania everburning sewer gas sinkhole to hell is coming to my neighborhood!!! https://t.co/JmGSjUhjOF — THE DUKE OF FALL (@meanchelled) December 15, 2016 Two […]

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Philly to Crack Down on Use of Vacant Buildings in Wake of Oakland Tragedy

Philadelphia officials are planning to crack down on illegal “pop-up” nightclubs and parties in vacant properties in the wake of a deadly fire that left […]

Camden Trash Fire
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Smoke Seen During Eagles Game Was a Camden Trash Fire

https://twitter.com/Jozieee_H/status/775024155284635648 Heavy smoke clouds seen during the Eagles’ season opener against the Cleveland Browns turn out to have been caused by a large industrial trash fire in Camden.

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Four-Alarm Fire Ravages West Philadelphia Church

A four-alarm fire ravaged the Christ Liberation Fellowship Church in West Philadelphia this morning. Church fire in West Philadelphia reaches 4 alarms: https://t.co/g8N1iCUQtChttps://t.co/jY4trd4x4t — Action News on […]

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“Stoic” Man Throws Molotov Into South Philly House

A stoic, emotionless man started a fire at a South Philly rowhome, according to reports from Philadelphia Police. The cops say a woman reported hearing […]

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Pregnant Mother, Child Killed in North Philly House Fire

A mother and her child were killed in a house fire in North Philadelphia after she rushed back in to save the child, Fire Commissioner […]

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Underground Fire Knocks Out Power in Society Hill

#BREAKING Power outage, people trapped in elevators due to Old City transformer fire http://t.co/uDv8FRAUGY pic.twitter.com/Byp1409Loz — Action News on 6abc (@6abc) July 9, 2015 An […]