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Trash chute fire in Philadelphia high rise

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Firefighters made quick work of a blaze at a high rise building in Philadelphia Powelton section overnight.

The fire was reported at 3:44 a.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of North Busti Street.

Firefighters determined the source of the fire was in a trash chute, and were able to quickly extinguish the flames.

The fire did prompt some evacuations. However, no one was injured in the incident.

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