July 29, 2015
A row home explosion and fire in Kensington forced some evacuations Wednesday morning, 6ABC reports.
The fire broke out inside a home in the 300 block of E. Tusculum St. around 5 a.m. The flames spread to the homes on both sides of the building.
Neighboring houses were evacuated. Firefighters appeared to have the fire under control by 6:30 a.m.
Neighbors told 6ABC a man in his 30s lives alone in the home where the fire broke out. Officials said he has been found and is uninjured.
Part of the building collapsed as a result of the fire. Philadelphia Licenses and Inspections was called to the scene.