5-Alarm Fire Engulfs Kensington Warehouse

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A five-alarm fire engulfed a warehouse in the city’s Kensington neighborhood Monday evening.

The fire started shortly before 7 p.m. inside an abandoned warehouse in the 2000 block of E. Boston Street.

The blaze reached five alarms shortly after 9 p.m. and fire officials said heavy fire was on multiple floors.

There were no immediate reports of any injuries. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


One Comment

  1. Patrick donnelyy says:

    Hi I was basically watching the fire from my window the. I went out an filmed the first 5 mins of the fire I sent my video in so hopefully they post it . The fire was bad it is now 1129 an it’s still going strong.

  2. f. montgomery says:

    i wonder how many philadelphians realize that their home has no fire protection right now – this fire is at 5 alarms which means some firehouses have no fire engines in them – they’re all at the 5 alarm fire

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