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Chinatown apartment fire: Dozens of fire crews battling two-alarm blaze

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PHILADELPHIA - Apartments in Chinatown have been evacuated as firefighters battle a two-alarm fire. Authorities say the fire was called in around 1:55 a.m.

on Tuesday to an apartment on Race Street. More than a dozen firetrucks with the Philadelphia Fire Department were on scene battling the fire, according to fire officials.

Residents were evacuated from the building and no injuries were reported. Crews are preparing a safety zone in case the building collapses, which comes days after a building collapse led to the death of a Philadelphia firefighter.

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