Flames tear through North Philadelphia church
NORTH PHILADELPHIA - March 22, 2013 (WPVI) -- Fire crews were called to battle a fire at a church in North Philadelphia.
It happened around 8:20 Friday night on the 2500 block of North Bancroft Street.
Officials say flames broke out in a two-story home that had been converted into a church.
About 15 minutes into battling the blaze, fire crews evacuated the building due to the possibility of a collapse.
The blaze was placed under control around 9:05 p.m.
Authorities are working to determine if two injuries nearby were related to the fire.
So far no word what sparked the blaze.
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