Northeast Philadelphia

Massive Fire Spreads to 12 Homes in Northeast Philadelphia

The 3-alarm fire started at a home on the 15000 block of Beverly Drive Thursday, shortly before 3:30 p.m.

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A massive fire spread through a dozen homes in Northeast Philadelphia. 

The 3-alarm fire started shortly before 3:30 p.m. Thursday at a home on the 15000 block of Beverly Drive. Fire officials said they first received a call of wires burning in the back of the property.

The fire tore through 12 homes, sending flames and plumes of smoke into the air. No one was inside the houses at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.

Firefighters were able to bring the flames under control around 5:45 p.m. Officials have not yet revealed the cause.

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