PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Fire crews battled a large blaze in a Juniata Park shopping center that houses a laundromat and pharmacy on Tuesday afternoon. The two-alarm blaze happened on the corner of Castor and Erie Avenues.
The fire was put under control at 4:53 p.m.READ MORE: Police: 2 Teens In Car Shot At Red Light In Philadelphia's Olney Neighborhood
Chopper 3 was over the fire, where large flames and heavy smoke could be seen bursting through the roof.
Officials say the fire department was called to the area just after 4:15 p.m. Tuesday. The fire quickly was raised to a second alarm at 4:24 p.m.
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There is no word at this time on what sparked the fire. There have been no reports of any injuries.