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Fire Breaks Out in Basement of Philadelphia Central Library

Firefighters Douse Blaze at Philadelphia's Central Library

Firefighters made quick work of an early-morning blaze in the basement of Philadelphia's Central Library. No severe damage was reported. (Published Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015)

Firefighters battled a blaze at Center City Philadelphia's Parkway Central Library early Thursday morning.

Officials said firefighters were called to the library, on Vine Street near 19th, about 4 a.m., for a trash fire in the basement. They were able to quickly douse the flames.

The fire did not cause any injuries or major damage, fire officials said.

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