Fire Damages Wynnefield Synagogue


PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Fire officials are investigating the cause of a blaze that damaged a Philadelphia synagogue early Wednesday morning.

The fire started at about 1 a.m. at the Raim Ahuvim Synagogue in the 5800 block of Drexel Road in the city’s Wynnefield section.

Firefighters were able to bring the one-alarm fire under control in under an hour.

There were no reports of any injuries.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Reported By Steve Beck, CBSPhilly.com; Al Novack, KYW Newsradio


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