1 injured in fire near Temple University

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Officials are investigating a high-rise fire in North Philadelphia that injured one person.

Fire broke out just before 6:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Kardon-Atlantic Apartments at 1801 North 10th Street.

On arrival, firefighters saw smoke coming from the multi-story building.

Although some Temple University students live in the high-rise, the building is privately owned and off campus.

The incident was placed under control within an hour.

One person was taken to Temple University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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