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Cell Phone Tower Catches Fire Near Schuylkill Expressway

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A cell phone tower near the Schuylkill Expressway caught on fire early Tuesday morning.

The tower on Montgomery Drive, between I-76 and MLK Drive, was engulfed in flames just before 5:30 a.m.

Billowing smoke could be seen coming from the tower along the highway. The fire was contained just before 6 a.m.

There have been no reported injuries.

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