Firefighters Battle Fires Across Region

Sunday was a busy day for firefighters across the region. Several fires broke out throughout the area. Fortunately no serious injuries were reported.

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A fire started at a two-story home on the 100 block of West Allegheny Avenue in North Philadelphia around 5 a.m. Sunday. Firefighters brought the flames under control within 20 minutes. The Red Cross is assisting three people who were displaced by the blaze. A cat was also rescued during the fire.
A fire inside a Lansdowne apartment building led to several rescues and sent one police officer to the hospital. According to police, several people were rescued after a second alarm fire broke out inside the Waylin Manor Apartments, located at 2020 Garrett Road in Lansdowne, just after 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.
Police say the fire started on the first floor of the building. One Upper Darby Police Officer suffered smoke inhalation and was transported to the hospital. The fire has been placed under control.
A fire started at a one-story garage on 2700 W. Willard Street in the Nicetown-Tioga section of Philadelphia early Sunday afternoon. The flames were placed under control at 1:21 p.m. No injuries were reported.
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A fire started at an abandoned building in Manayunk shortly after 3:30 p.m.
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Firefighters placed the flames under control at 4:24 p.m.
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No injuries were reported.
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