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Firefighting News: Philadelphia Firehouse Catches Fire

09/27/2013
Philadelphia (PA) firefighters responded to a fire that occurred in a fire station in the Old City neighborhood. An ambulance caught fire in the Philadelphia Fire Department's Ladder 2 firehouse, according to the local FOX affiliate (http://bit.ly/1dOeh8P). Flames from the fire spread to the station's overhead doors. EMTs on Medic 44, the vehicle that burned, called in the fire at around 11:36 a.m. and managed to escape safely. Firefighters extinguished the fire by 11:49. The ambulance was badly damaged, and the station will be out of service for now. The cause of the fire is under investigation. For more details and video, go to http://bit.ly/1dOeh8P.  

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