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Philadelphia fire: At least 2 firefighters injured, 50 displaced in hours-long apartment blaze

Posted: 7:46 AM, Dec 10, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-10 17:02:34Z

At least 50 people were evacuated and two firefighters were hurt after a 5-alarm fire tore through an apartment building in Philadelphia.

The fire broke out early Monday morning in the Overbrook section of the city. More than 100 firefighters battled the blaze and it took hours for crews to bring it under control. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The Philadelphia Fire Department tweeted at 6 a.m. that the blaze was under control and they would continue to put out hot spots.