Smoke Evacuates Part of CHOP

Fire crews are still working to find the origin of the smoke.

By Lauren DiSanto
|  Friday, Aug 31, 2012  |  Updated 10:42 AM EDT
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Smoke Evacuates Part of CHOP

NBC10 Philadelphia

The second floor of Children's Hospital was evacuated after reports of smoke early Friday.

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Firefighters were called to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia on the 3400 block of Civic Center Boulevard after smoke was reported around 7:30 a.m. Friday.

The second floor of the hospital was evacuated. When firefighters arrived, they found a small fire on that floor and quickly placed it under control.

No one was injured.

Fire officials say the cause of the fire was electrical.

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