PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Firefighters extinguished a one-alarm fire that happened after a minor explosion rocked a Northeast Philadelphia building.
Fire crews were called to the scene at the 6500 block of Roosevelt Boulevard around 3:40 p.m., where an explosion had occurred in the basement of one-story structure. The fire was quickly controlled and extinguished, but other buildings in the strip had to be evacuated.READ MORE: 4 Shot Inside Park City Center Mall, Lancaster Police Say
L&I and PECO were on the scene and were evaluating the incident but are unable to determine what caused the explosion as of 4:50 p.m.READ MORE: 'Everyone Was In Pure Panic': Good Samaritans Rush To Shooting Victims' Aid At Park City Center Mall
There were no injuries reported.MORE NEWS: Man In Critical Condition After Fairhill Shooting, Police Say