MANTUA – November 22, 2012 – At least two children were injured in a fire late Wednesday night in the Mantua section of Philadelphia. The fire was occurred shortly before 11:00 o’clock in the evening at the 3800 block of Reno Street. It took firefighters about 20 minutes to douse the fire.
The two children were transported to the Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia due to smoke inhalation. Currently, they are reported in stable condition.
An investigation into the cause of the fire continues.
On November 17, 2012, a fire occurred inside a home in North Philadelphia were one person was reportedly injured, Fire crews battled the fire which happened around 7:10 Saturday morning on the 3100 block of North 16th Street.
Arriving crews were met with flames shooting from the upper floors of a three-story home. Initially, there were reports that one person was injured but no information was given on the extent of injuries.
The fire was eventually brought under control but no data given on what caused the blaze.
Philadelphia Fire Department said that a weekend Main Street car fire which happened last Tuesday looked fearsome but left no one injured.
According to Executive Fire Chief Richard Davidson fire crews responded to the 3700 block of Main St. Nov. 10 before 3:30 o’clock in the morning with reports of a car fire near the Bridge Five Condominiums in Manayunk.
The car, a 2005 Crown Victoria, caught fire due to an electrical problem, Davidson said. No injuries were reported, he said.
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