GERMANTOWN (FOX 29) - Crews battled intense flames amid bitter cold temperatures after a fire broke out at a Germantown apartment overnight.
Crews responded to the six-story building on the 5000 block of Morris Street around 11:40 p.m. on Monday.
Officials say two victims were transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center for treatment. One of those victims is in stable condition. No word on the second victim.
Fire scene in Germantown looks like it’s in snowstorm from all the frozen firehouse water. Evacuated tenants safely huddled in double Septa bus with heat on. They’re now at teemporary shelter while authorities assess safety of their large apartment building @FOX29philly pic.twitter.com/Am1vC13D6n— Steve Keeley (@KeeleyFox29) January 22, 2019
Multiple SEPTA buses responded for residents waiting outside in the cold.
The fire was placed under control by around 12:20 a.m.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.