SEPTA says Monday that regional rail trains will run at reduced speeds in the area of North Philadelphia.
Flames broke out around 2:30 a.m. Saturday in the 2400 block of Westmoreland Street in the city’s Tioga section.
Bethlehem police say a shelter in place order has been declared for the surrounding areas. Residents are being told to keep windows closed due to excessive smoke.
The changes were spurred by the deaths of two firefighters who perished in a warehouse fire in Kensington in 2012.
The fire broke out around 5 p.m. Monday. Several fire companies were called to the scene.
The fire broke out around 12:30 p.m. on the corner of Cecil B. Moore Avenue and American Street.
The blaze broke out just before 4:00 a.m. at a vacant warehouse along the 300 block of North Olden Avenue.
Those who live near the burned out warehouse are getting awful tired of flare-ups — and a “rotting meat” smell lingering in the air in South Jersey.
A warehouse fire in Delaware on Wednesday could have had dire consequences.
Once the Fralinger string band realized their props were not destroyed by Monday’s South Philadelphia warehouse fire, they focused their fundraising efforts to assist the families who were not as fortunate.
Eighteen antique cars worth an estimated $1 million dollars were either damaged or destroyed in a building fire in Kensington Wednesday morning.
“There was a tremendous explosion,” said Ed White, who lives near the warehouse. “And a huge flame just came out of the building early this morning.”
The fire at Front and Girard affected SEPTA service on the Market-Frankford El and the Route 15 trolley. One firefighter was injured.
Fire officials in Camden are investigating the cause of a three-alarm fire early Saturday involving two vacant properties.
The Philadelphia Fire Department has announced the funeral arrangements for two firefighters who lost their lives battling a warehouse fire in Kensington, Monday morning.