Philadelphia building transformed into beautiful, ice-encased fortress after fire

Philadelphia building transformed into beautiful, ice-encased fortress after fire

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A Philadelphia-area business that burned on Saturday morning is now an ice castle after brutally cold temperatures froze the water used to battle the blaze

Joe’s Auto Body in Frankford caught fire around 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning, growing into a six-alarm fire that spread to half the block due to high winds. Besides the gusts, the extremely cold temps — from the upper teens to the low 20s — made fighting the fire a challenge for first responders. Three people, including a firefighter, were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries Read more…

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Philadelphia building transformed into beautiful, ice-encased fortress after fire

'One of the scariest things I've ever seen': Gunman tries to execute Philly cop

‘One of the scariest things I’ve ever seen’: Gunman tries to execute Philly cop

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A gunman ambushed a police officer as he sat in his marked cruiser at an intersection, striking him three times in the arm during a barrage of bullets and fleeing before being apprehended, officials said Friday.

Police Commissioner Richard Ross said the suspect fired at least 13 shots at Officer Jessie Hartnett and his car late Thursday. He said the officer returned fire, hitting his attacker at least three times. Hartnett was in stable condition.

“This is absolutely one of the scariest things I’ve ever seen,” Ross said at a news conference early Friday. “This guy tried to execute the police officer. The police officer had no idea he was coming.” Read more…

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‘One of the scariest things I’ve ever seen’: Gunman tries to execute Philly cop