Fire displacements

    Mayor Michael Nutter this morning announced the impact of yesterday’s five-alarm fire in West Philadelphia, which displaced 110 people.

    Tom MacDonald reports for WHYY:


    “There were 110 displaced by fire. Only 18 had to be sheltered at a local school. City officials will be reviewing the fire scene to find a cause, and are calling on those on the lease to go to the disaster relief center at 45th and Haverford where there will be help placing those who lost their home in the fire.

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    Nutter says the Salvation Army and Red Cross are collecting cash donations. Any clothing or other help should be taken to Salvation Army stores. Donations should be noted as disaster relief.”

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