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2-alarm fire damages clothing store in Philadelphia

Published On: Apr 09 2014 11:18:28 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 09 2014 03:24:32 PM EDT

A fire in a clothing store in the Old City section of Philadelphia was brought under control late Wednesday morning.

The fire was reported just after 9:15 a.m. at the Suit Corner store, said city fire officials, who noted that a second alarm was struck about a half-hour later.

The establishment was closed and all employees were able to get out safely, officials said.


The fire was brought under control shortly after 10:30 a.m., said Deputy Chief Eric Fleming, Philadelphia Fire Dept.

One firefighter suffered a minor injury, he said.