Apartments Evacuated After Early-Morning Fire in Philadelphia Chinatown

About a dozen people were displaced by a two-alarm fire on 10th Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the early hours of June 21, according to local officials.

Footage recorded by the Philadelphia 2nd Alarmers Association shows firefighters spraying water on a building in Philadelphia’s Chinatown on Tuesday morning.

Local media, quoting firefighters, said that at least five apartments were evacuated but no injuries were reported.

The Philadelphia Fire Department said the fire, which local media reported broke out around 2 am on Tuesday, took four hours and about 100 firefighters, medics, chiefs, and support personnel to bring under control.

The cause of the blaze was under investigation on Tuesday. Credit: Philadelphia 2nd Alarmers Association via Storyful

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