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mass of destruction, authorities have the difficult task of finding out testify fate of 160 people inside when the building erupted into flames and number two on the list to find out why the building erupted into flames flames. we may not know the answer for several days. >> the big story is the investigation of the fire. what is the latest there? >> jim, before investigators can determine a cause, firefighters need to wrap up their job. they are hodsing this place down. it was 24 hours ago that flames tore through the complex as
firefighters worked to save those inside. >> in daylight you can see the devastation from chopper 6, 160 people were inside when flames broke out 10:35 thursday night. >> late this afternoon officials reported 27 people were injured, but it's unclear if everyone wuls rescued or if anyone is missing or dead. >> chaotic. there were folks in westchester university, some went home with family. we are trying to account for everyone. >> as the fire raged for hours, staff and neighbors ran to rescue seniors. they lined up outside with 40-degree temperatures. >> the nurse came in and said, it's a fire. she grabbed the oxygen and put
me in the wheelchair, and we got out of there. everybody was following us. she kept saying, come on, come on. >> most of the residents have been relocated to senior living center in the area. federal authorities arrived on the scene earlier today but the building is still too hot to enter. neighbors that saw thee destruction were impressed so many lives were saved. >> people practice for this kind of thing. it went as well as could be expected.
they hope to get inside for the cause. jeff chirico, channel6 "action news." >> the health department has previously cited barclay friends for safety violations. the facility failed to protect openings with seal even sealantl flames. the violations were quickly fixed according to inspection reports. our coverage of the infer known continues at "6abc".com. in chopper 6 over the past 24 hours, we'll post the latest developments as soon as we get them. police have been trying to track down a man that has been trying to lure teenage boys to his car
for sex. the latest was last night in germantown. dan, what do police know about this guy? >> well, jim, they believe he's done this type of stuff before. he has successful lured two boys in strawberry mansion and sexual assaulted them. now he's back at it again this time in germantown and east mount airy. >> it's really sick, you know what i mean? mentally sick. he has a problem. >> people reacting in east mount airy where police say a man tried to lure a 16-year-old to his car monday evening around 5:00. he asked him if he wanted to make money performing a sex act on the offender or him performing one on him. last night at stenton and haynes in germantown, he did it begin, approached another 16-year-old
male waiting for a bus. the young men ignored him and got away. >> i'm shocked. 1250u7d, obviously. police believe it's the same man, a light come plec complectn wo previously lured two h brothers. he lured them to his gray car, possibly a nissan, showed them pornographic videos and sexual assaulted them before they escaped. >> police are urging parents to warn their children. some heeding their advice. >> stranger danger even at teenage, those years is always important to tell your children not to speak to strangers, of course.
>> of course if anyone knows this man or his whereabouts, you are asked to call 215, 685 tips. >> live at the special victim's unit, channel6 "action news." >> police are investigating an incident where they were the victims. vandals targeted the station throwing paint, smoke grenades and snatching patrol windows. investigators believe there are as many as a dozen suspects leaving anarchist flyers explaining why they did this. >> another chilly night ahead
and rain coming in tomorrow afternoon. let's check in with cecily tynan with the details from accuweather, cecily. >> we are dry for now. the first batch of rain i'm tracking is in the ohio valley. tomorrow, if you have to walk the dog, go for a run, do it the first half of the day. it's cloudy but dry. as we head into the afternoon, we have showers developing at 4:00 from a warm front pushing through. we have a cold front in the middle of the night. a cold front once the rain moves
out. >> still to come, elephant hunt backtracking. amid out rach to allow trophy kills, president trump takes a new position tonight. >> the eagles are ready to take on the cowboys, but will they have their severs. jamie apody has that story. >> for the people in this car, their worst fears were realized. an object sliced through their vehicle. what you need to know coming
president trump blasted senator franken. lee ann was reading a personal apology for his sexual misconduct on a uso tour in 2006. trump quoted, al frankenstein picture speaks a thousand words. where does his hands go. trump continued to avoid questions about roy moore and claims of his sexual assault against minors. president trump says he's putting a controversial decision about elephant hunting on hold. earlier he said he would allow trophies to be brought back from
zimbabwe. >> the very versa reversal of ta administration prompted concern. >> this story may have you changing the way you operate on the road. here's nydia han with the story. >> what do you do if you are on the road and see something like this, if your immediate instinct isn't to get out of the way, i bet it will be after you watch this. >> here a crane almost falls off a truck on 295 and on the schuylkill a load of sheet rock falls on the roadway. >> we were in the passenger side. we didn't know what hit us. thank god we are alive. her head could have been detap
tated. >> the metal fell off the truck. >> it was like pressure. it was so quick you couldn't feel anything but a jolt. the truck belongs to metal usa by rider. mark just bought her car brantd new a month ago. >> you are not happy getting $8,500? >> absolutely not. >> she believes rider should replace her car with another vehicle. mark's attorney agrees. >> you don't expect driving down the boulevard to be hit with a flying piece of sheet metal off of the back truck. it's indefensible.
>> police say drivers are responsible for making sure loads are secure all the times. >> if the load comes off, leaks out on to the highway, it's a summary offense. >> if you see something that looks unsafe, dial 911. be aware this winter, your own car could have a load of its own, ice. >> we strongly suggest that people clear off their cars before they operate. >> back to marks. after the troubleshooter contacted rider, the company agreed to declare the vehicle a total loss. rider paid her in excessive of $2,500. >> that's what they should do. you have to do the right thing. >> i'm nydia han, channel6 "action news." >> we want to give a hearty
congratulations to the producer of the broadcast. rick williams was inducted into the broadcast hall of fame. rick talked about his 35 years at channel6 and the joy he's experienced working at his craft everyday. he paid tribute for those with whom he worked which gives us the opportunity to pay tribute to him and say thank you, rick williams. he would be the first person to tell me that story was too long. >> i only have two minutes for weather now. >> we have a few hurdles to get through this weekend. live on sky 6 taking a look over the ben franklin bridge. it's clear. it's chilly. the countdown is on. are you ready?
sink?six days until thanksgivin. some of the turkeys are nervous. the forecast is looking nice. it will be on the cool side but high pressure in control. this is what you want for a holiday parade, dry weather and key to the thanksgiving day paparade, winds are light. balloons are a go for thanksgiving. it's looking nice. we have changes as we head to the weekend. right now, chilly out there. millville dropped to 29. allentown and reading 30. poconos, 25-degrees. clear skies right now. temperatures are dropping quickly. clouds are moving in from the west. that's the friend through the overnight hours. we have a system affecting us in
pieces. future tracker showing 8:00 in the morning, we have filtered sunshine with high thin clouds, a dry start to the day. as we head into the day, a light front moves in. lifting to the north, a lull in the action. lingering showers across lehigh valley. after midnight a cold front rushes in bridging steady rain with a rumble of thunder. the philadelphia marathon kicks off at 7:00 in the morning. steady rain out of here, skies clearing. that's when the raining pick up. sunday is a blustery day. future tracker showing 2:00 in the afternoon. we have winds 40 to 45 miles per hour. i wouldn't be surprised if a
wind advisory was posted for sunday with cool air monday. >> tomorrow, cloudy, showers developing in the afternoon. a mild high, 55-degrees. easily mild. late saturday night, early sunday morning, steady rain. 54-degrees. monday, 48-degrees, a cool day, but back up to 58 on tuesday. wednesday, big travel day, morning showers and partly sunny, 54. temperatures in the 30ss for the start. 36 for the afternoon high. black friday looking nice, partly sunny with a high of 50. steady rain tomorrow night and sunday, a lot of wind. >> thank you, cecily. >> we have the story of the mother of all sleep overs for nine young baseball fans. they are spending the night in the phillies clubhouse.
feels like forever since the eagles plays a football game. they are putting their final preparations in for the cowboys. not sure what's up with alshon. he has ann angl ankle injury. here's what coach pederson said today. >> it's been lingering. there is no one particular game or instance with all of the cutting and stopping and starting and practice and games and where we are that time of the year. you are going to see more and more guys either added to the list or taken some reps off in practice to keep healthy for sunday. >> robert covington, 62,000,000
reasons to smile. they announced the four year extension, best season averaging 16 points a game. sixers give him $15 million up front. fifth ranked villanova played a home game in allentown tonight. wildcats facing the ppl center. four of six from the three point line. bridges made all six threes attempted. 104-67. jay wright is still not happy. >> what do they need to