A massive building fire that shut down Interstate 95 in both directions in Philadelphia's Port Richmond neighborhood was put under control after firefighters battled the flames and smoke Sunday night.
The four-alarm fire started at a three-story vacant tire manufacturing building at Richmond and Tioga streets Sunday shortly before 10 p.m. A neighbor told NBC10 it was the Paul J. Dooling Tire Company.
More than 100 firefighters responded to the scene to fight the flames.
The fire also briefly shut down I-95 in both directions due to poor visibility the smoke was causing. Shortly before midnight, officials confirmed the fire was under control.
No injuries were reported.
Firefighters continued to pour water onto the smoldering remains of the building throughout Monday morning.
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The fire brought up bad memories for some people in the neighborhood of a large tire fire in 1996 that caused I-95 to be closed for several months.
"It's really scary for the community," said a woman who was in elementary school during that 1996 blaze.
This fire, luckily, wasn't that fire.
The cause of Sunday night's fire remained under investigation Monday morning.