CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) - Firefighters and investigators have
begun sifting through the charred remains of a massive apartment
building fire in suburban Philadelphia.
Officials say two buildings at the Riverwalk at Millennium
complex along the Schuylkill (SKOO'-kul) River in Conshohocken
(kahn-shoh-HAH'-ken) suffered severe damage and will be demolished.
A local official says several hundred residents of the two
less-damaged buildings will have to wait until the demolition work
is finished within the next day or two before returning home.
Conshohocken Mayor Joe Collins says the partially completed
building where the fire started late yesterday afternoon was
largely wood framing and masonry and "just went up like a match."
Firefighters have continued to douse hot spots. The cause of the
blaze is under investigation.
More than 300 firefighters from a 20-mile area battled the
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