Firefighters Battle 6 Fires in 24 Hours of Heat

Temperatures are expected to reach a high of 94 degrees tomorrow

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    Philadelphia firefighters battled six fires in the span of 24 hours during the extreme heat, with temperatures hitting the 90s today.

    According to, firefighters were called to the 2500 block of Trenton Avenue in the Fishtown section of the city this afternoon after smoke was spotted coming from a pizza shop.

    Earlier this morning, firefighters responded to 2nd and Beck Streets in the Queen Village section of the city to put out a fire at a three-story building.

    At 5:30 a.m., reports a fire on the first-floor of a building on the 1200 block of S. Wilton Street in Kingsessing.

    Yesterday, Philadelphia firefighters battled a garage fire on the 8300 block of Easton Road, a three-story building fire at Frazer and Market Streets, and a trailer fire on the 6800 block of Essington Avenue.

    Temperatures are expected to reach a high of 94 degrees tomorrow.


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