By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A two-alarm fire along Delaware Avenue in Fishtown is now under control, according to Philadelphia fire crews. According to officials, the fire was at a brand new apartment complex that was still under construction.


The fire started before 4 a.m. Friday morning next to the Rivers Casino. Firefighters arrived and found the third floor of the building completely in flames.

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Acting Deputy Chief Michael Jackson told CBS3, “We had 75 personnel working on-site. The fire was placed under control in 49 minutes. Crews did a very good job.”

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Deputy Chief Jackson said the first did not extend to any other buildings.

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One person was taken to the hospital, officials said. The cause is still under investigation.