Navy Yard crane fire leaves 1 man injured

Monday, February 25, 2013
Navy Yard crane fire placed under control

One man is recovering after a crane fire at the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia.

Fire officials say the blaze broke out at 6:30 a.m. Monday in the mechanical room of a 20-story-tall by 300-foot-wide crane on Kitty Hawk Avenue.

It took firefighters about half an hour to place the fire under control.

One man was injured and taken to an area hospital in stable condition.

Investigators are working to determine the cause.

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