Philadelphia, PA: Philly Warehouse Blaze Leaves Food Trucks Off the Road

By Anastasia Weckerly  |

Food truck customers may have to find a lunch alternative Tuesday after a fire in a Philadelphia warehouse left some trucks unable to operate.

The blaze broke out at the US Mobile Commissary building at Jefferson and N 31st streets in Philadelphia Monday night. The building houses more than 20 trucks that use the building to store and prep food.

Fire crews responded to a report of heavy smoke coming from the back of the building. One firefighter was transported to the hospital with some smoke inhalation. And, firefighters got the blaze under control.

Popular bagel truck Schmear It tweeted Tuesday that it will not be operating at the Porch at 30th Street Station Tuesday.

Schmear It also said that the fire marshal has closed the building until inspection is complete.

No word yet on the cause of the fire.