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Kensington junkyard reopens, again, after major fire

August 11, 2018
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Firefighters battle a three alarm junkyard fire at Tulip and Somerset streets in Kensington, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. STEVEN M. FALK / Staff Photographer

By Staff

A Kensington junkyard that caught fire last month has been permitted to reopen — again — after addressing code violations.

The city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections had ordered the junkyard at Somerset and Tulip Streets, Philadelphia Metal & Resource Recovery, to close last month. L&I required the facility’s owners to reduce scrap piles to 10 feet and create clear fire lanes between piles.

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