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Mayor Nutter held a press conference to announce the temporary closing of the One Parkway tower. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Burst Water Pipe Closes One Parkway Tower

Nearly 2,000 city workers got an unexpected day off today after a burst water pipe forced the closure of their Center City office tower.

04/16/2014

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Firefighter Falls Down Elevator Shaft In Montgomery County

According to police, fire crews were on the scene of a blaze inside a commercial building at 310 High Street when a firefighter fell down the elevator shaft.

08/17/2013

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Fire Truck Stolen As AC Firefighters Work To Rescue Six Stranded In Casino Elevator

Six people were temporarily trapped in a Tropicana Casino elevator when it malfunctioned around 3:45 a.m. Saturday morning, according to Atlantic City police.

08/19/2012

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Five Rescued After Being Trapped In Center City Elevator For Hours

“We thought it was going to be a five minute thing–they would push a button, and it would just start. Nobody thought we would be in there for four hours,” said Vanessa Olbrecht.

08/12/2012

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Man Dies After Falling Down Elevator Shaft During Birthday Celebration In Center City

The unidentified man was reportedly celebrating his 25th birthday Friday night when he tried to take the elevator from his 5th story apartment to meet friends on the first floor of 701 Chestnut Street.

06/04/2011