- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 31, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A fire marshal is investigating the cause of a 6-story apartment building blaze in Philadelphia’s Old City section.

Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel says 25 trucks were called in to battle the fire which officials believe started on the fifth floor.

Residents from the building’s top two floors had to be evacuated and the American Red Cross was helping them find temporary shelter.

The fire was reported about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday and flames were seen shooting through the roof of the building.

One person reportedly suffered minor injuries, but no other details were immediately released.


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