Delaware County

Firefighters Battle Large Warehouse Fire in Delco; Kids Found Safe

The fire started at a building on the 200 block of East 10th Street in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, early Monday evening, sending plumes of smoke into the air

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Firefighters battled a large warehouse fire in Delaware County for hours Monday night. And police found four children who were reported missing unharmed.

The three-alarm fire started at an abandoned warehouse on the 200 block of East 10th Street in Marcus Hook around 6 p.m. Monday, sending plumes of smoke into the air. 

The mostly vacant warehouse -- which spans a full block -- was partially under construction and those materials along with debris in the structure helped fuel the flames.

It was unclear what the children -- whose ages weren't given -- were doing in or around the warehouse. Police quickly found them as firefighters battled the blaze and returned the children to family members.

The fire appeared to be under control before ramping back up late Monday night. As of Tuesday morning, some smoke continued to rise from the site, which sits near homes. Firefighters continued to pour water onto the site Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters are battling a large building fire in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania. SkyForce10 was above the scene.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire was not immediately revealed.

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