PHOTOS: Fire Erupts at Northeast Philly Aquatic Center

AFC Fitness- a fitness and aquatic center in Northeast Philadelphia - erupted into flames late Monday morning.

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Flames burn through the roof of AFC Fitness: North Philadelphia. The center covers more an 50,000 square feet between the pool and fitness center.
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The AFC Aquatic Center is located on 3600 Block of Grant Street, about a mile off of Roosevelt Blvd
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The center is located in the rural area of Northeast Philadelphia.
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Fire crews try and tame the blaze.
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This view shows the cloud of smoke hovering above the Philadelphia skyline.
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Firefighters battle flames from an adjacent street.
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Street views from the neighborhood shows smoke billowing into the sky.
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There is no information yet about what started the fire.
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Streets surrounding the center are roped off for emergency vehicles.
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Another street view shows black smoke billowing up from the center.
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Viewer video captures the blaze from a nearby gold course.
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The Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management warned that Grant Avenue would be closed for hours.
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