North Philadelphia apartment fire injures two people

philadelphia fire department citywide fire drill Philadelphia firefighters evacuated more than 100 people from a North Philadelphia building early Monday due to a fire that injured two.
Credit: Rikard Larma, Metro

Two people sustained injuries in a fast-moving fire in a North Philadelphia apartment early Monday.

The fire sparked about 4:25 a.m. in an apartment building along the 2600 block of North Broad Street, 6ABC Action News reported. Philadelphia firefighters arrived to find flames on the building’s fourth floor, and they reportedly evacuated more than 100 people from the building.

One of the victims was burned, and the other person was injured in a fall. Each was reported to be in stable condition.

There was no immediate word on the cause of the fire.

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