January 19, 2016
A four-alarm blaze is under control after it broke out at a Center City apartment complex Tuesday evening, according to the Philadelphia Fire Department.
NBC Philadelphia reports that the fire occurred at a three-story apartment building at 2122 Locust St. Two firefighters were taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
The fire broke out around 5:30 p.m. A fourth alarm was struck around 6:30 p.m., 6ABC reports. The fire originated on the lower floor of the building, fire officials told the news station, and it was brought under control around 7:45 p.m.
4-alarm fire at 21st & Locust St under control. pic.twitter.com/9tiFqHC4mH— Philadelphia Fire (@PhillyFireDept) January 20, 2016
Video and photos show from the scene show flames at the top of the building:
Fire in 2200 block Locust in Center City now pic.twitter.com/8r9xFVYHL9— Robert Moran (@RobertMoran215) January 19, 2016
More pics from the 4-alarm fire. pic.twitter.com/UvHRHt5OGA— Philadelphia Fire (@PhillyFireDept) January 20, 2016
Officials are waiting until the fire is completely out to conduct an investigation and determine a cause. The Red Cross is assisting those displaced by the blaze.