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Hi-Rise Fire Causes Traffic Delays In Center City

1895 Full shot American Baptist Publications Society building front  site 1300 Lombard St.
Credit: Rita Addessa.

1895 Full shot American Baptist Publications Society building front site 1300 Lombard St.
Credit: Rita Addessa.

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Officials are investigating what started a fire that caused traffic delays in Philadelphia Saturday.

According to investigators, the fire began around 10:26 a.m. in an elevator shaft of a building on the 1300 block of Lombard Street.

Firefighters say the fire was put under control by 11:31 a.m.

No injuries have been reported. The incident caused traffic delays near Broad and Lombard Streets.