July 24, 2019
South Philly's popular Melrose Diner caught fire Wednesday afternoon, and fire crews are currently working to control the blaze.
The fire began around 5:45 p.m. at the Snyder Avenue diner, according to CBS3, and was ruled under control just after 6:15 p.m.
You can watch 17 minutes of footage from CBS3's news helicopter, which was flying above the diner, below:
At this time, it's unclear what started the fire.
Some social media users managed to share images from the scene:
@thewonderyears the melrose diner is on fire. We’re so sorry for your loss. pic.twitter.com/P3yE0e0th3— Ramona Ramona (@Hey_Yo_Ramona) July 24, 2019
Can't wait for The Wonder Years to write a whole album about this pic.twitter.com/CzF7JP4J0G— Justin Allen (@Jallen_Town) July 24, 2019
There is a fire at the Melrose. This is Philadelphia’s version of Notre Dame pic.twitter.com/T18T3i2dhw— Geoff Mang (@geoffmang) July 24, 2019
No injuries have been reported.
This is a developing story, and will be updated with more information as it becomes available.
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