Southeastern PA

2-alarm fire damages clothing store in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA - A fire in a clothing store in the Old City section of Philadelphia was brought under control late Wednesday morning.

The fire was reported just after 9:15 a.m. at the Suit Corner store, said city fire officials, who noted that a second alarm was struck about a half-hour later.

The establishment was closed and all employees were able to get out safely, officials said.

The fire was brought under control shortly after 10:30 a.m., said Deputy Chief Eric Fleming, Philadelphia Fire Dept.

One firefighter suffered a minor injury, he said.


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