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Injuries in Philadelphia High-Rise Fire

Fire on the 29th floor


(CBS Philly)


PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Hundreds were displaced from their homes for several hours overnight after a fire broke out at a luxury, high-rise condo building on Rittenhouse Square.

The fire broke out in a unit on the 29th floor of The Dorchester at 226 W. Rittenhouse Square, just before 2 a.m. Tuesday.

“There were these blood-curdling screams. Some woman was screaming,” said resident Cindy Baum-Baker.

People quickly evacuated after fire alarms sounded.

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