Center City High-Rise Evacuated Due to Fire

Residents in a Center City high-rise were evacuated Wednesday night due to a fire.

The fire started on the sixth floor of the Academy House building on the 200 block of South 15th Street around 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The building was evacuated. Firefighters placed the fire under control at 8:38 p.m. No one was injured during the incident and residents were eventually allowed back inside. Officials continue to investigate the cause.

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