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(PHILADELPHIA) — Philadelphia cars and buildings were frozen over after firefighters battled a 6-alarm fire in the neighborhood of Frankford Saturday.

The fire was at an auto repair shop, according to ABC station WPVI-TV in Philadelphia.

Residents were evacuated.


Residents evacuated and needing warmth due to 6-alarm fire, 4600 Griscom in Frankford, should go to Marshall ES pic.twitter.com/6rXTZhbMuC

— Philadelphia OEM (@PhilaOEM) February 13, 2016


A firefighter, a woman and a juvenile were taken to the hospital, WPVI said. The owner of the shop told WPVI his dog died in the blaze.

Brian Geer of the Philadelphia Police Department posted these shocking photos and video from the frozen aftermath:


#FrankfordFreeze pic.twitter.com/NQmfVU5Rqx

— Brian Geer (@PPDBrianGeer) February 14, 2016



Hitting hot spots from Griscom St pic.twitter.com/76b1gy0tot

— Brian Geer (@PPDBrianGeer) February 14, 2016



Still pumping out water. pic.twitter.com/bAY5Nw9f7M

— Brian Geer (@PPDBrianGeer) February 14, 2016


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