Fire reported in crane at Philadelphia shipyard

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Rescuers are responding to a reported fire inside a crane at a shipyard in South Philadelphia.

The fire was reported around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Naval shipyard at 21st and Constitution Avenue.

The view from Chopper 6 showed firefighters gathered around a large blue crane at the facility.

Officials say a worker was hospitalized after smoke filled the crane. His condition has not been released.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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