A man did a heroic act when he climbed a 19 story building to save his mother who was believed to be trapped on the 15th floor of a burning flat
This incident took place in the surburb of West Powelton, Philadelphia
The fire outbreak reportedly started around 9:30 pm and was successfully quenched by 10:56 pm on Thursday. The fire is thought to have started in a rubbish chute
Speaking to the Philadelphia Police inspector, Scott Small, he revealed that Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority was present to put some of the evacuees on buses with air conditions as well as a recreational center which housed some of the evacuees temporarily.