House In Holmesburg Damaged By Quick Moving Fire

Dawn Altstatt Photo  Firefighters at the scene of the fire.


by Alex Lloyd Gross

Firefighters were called to a house fire on the 4400 block of Solly Avenue yesterday, May 7,2022.  It was just before dinnertime when crews got a report of a dwelling on fire. They arrived and found light smoke coming from the house.



Fire crews extinguished the fire with the crews from one engine and on ladder. There were no injuries. Solly Avenue was closed for about 30 minutes until the apparatus cleared the scene. A cause was not determined by press time.

Alex Lloyd Gross
Alex Lloyd Gross has the reputation for aggressive news coverage. With over 40 years experience including working at The News Gleaner, and had his work published in books and magazines that span the entire globe. With a strong background in emergency service related topics, he can bring forth a perspective that others cannot.
A contributor to Starfile Photo Agency for 20 years, Alex has been given access to and has photographed luminaries of both stage and screen.
He now shares his talent with you.