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Fire Breaks Out at Iconic Building in Downtown Philadelphia

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    Smoke Rises From LOVE Park Visitor Center

    Flames broke out early Tuesday at the iconic Fairmount Park Welcome Center at LOVE Park. (Published Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015)

    A fire broke out inside one of Philadelphia’s most recognizable and iconic buildings early Tuesday morning.

    The fire started about 3:30 a.m. at the Fairmount Park Welcome Center building at 16th Street and JFK Boulevard at LOVE Park.

    According to investigators, police officers on routine patrol spotted smoke coming from the building and alerted the fire department.

    When firefighters arrived at the scene, they were forced to break windows and doors in an effort to locate the origin.

    Fire at Iconic Philly Building

    [PHI] Fire at Iconic Philly Building
    Firefighters arrived to a building full of smoke when a fire broke out at the Welcome Center at Fairmount Park.
    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015)

    It was not immediately known the extent of damage to the building.

    There were no reports of any injuries.

    The building, located at LOVE Park, is often referred to as the "Spaceship Building" due its unique design.

    The cause of the fire remains under investigation.