Huge fire engulfs Philadelphia auto body shop

Flames engulf an auto body shop in Philadelphia, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. (Photo provided by WCAU)

PHILADELPHIA (WTHR) — A large fire in Philadelphia Monday sent an auto body shop up in flames.

NBC Philadelphia reports the fire began around 10 a.m. Monday. By 10:30 a.m., one of the building walls collapsed as firefighters were working. Firefighter doused surrounding buildings in water to keep it from spreading.

The building is across the street from a high school, but the fire appears to be contained only to the body shop and not spreading to nearby structures.

Crews continued to battle the flame around 11:45 a.m.

Authorities have not released any information on injuries yet.

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