tv Action News ABC September 19, 2014 4:30am-5:01am EDT
>> good morning we're following several breaking stories on this friday september 19 and happening right now, crews are fighting thick smoke and flames in a building in the kensington section of philadelphia. this fire has sent one person to the hospital. we have a live report coming up. >> the united kingdom remain united. ment people of scotland vote against becoming independent. >> a local high school football player said he was attacked, we have the video of the female suspect. >> good morning, everybody,
let's get that chilly accuweather forecast, which david will transform into something different. >> reporter: it is kind of cool, but over the weekend we'll be warming up. it will be a bright start out there, get those shades ready if you're behind the wheel. 59 in philadelphia. 57 in wilmington, 51 in allentown, low 60s down the shore. as we head out the door to catch the school bus, 56 by 6:00 a.m., 58 by 8:00 a.m. clear skies and a few clouds around. 60 degrees by 9:00 a.m., 66 by noon, 3:00 p.m. 70 a little on the warm side, but with a light breeze blowing it will feel different than earlier in the week. 71 is the high, by 6:00 p.m. we're back in the upper 60s. that weekend warmup coming up in
time the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. matt? >> see you in a bit. thank you, david. >> a massive fire let up the early morning sky in the city's kensington section one person is injured and firefighters had to ring four-alarms. katherine scott is live at the command post along catherine street. katherine, the fire is under control. we know that a 45-year-old man was taken to the hospital with serious burns. we don't know his exact condition at this time, we are awaiting an update from fire officials. as i mentioned, progress is being made, but there's work left to do. firefighters are blasting water into the flames that remain. as you can see this was a big fire earlier as you look at the flames we got in the last couple of hours. there was a course of fear of spreading. there are working warehouses surrounding the site that might have have had some damage.
the extent of the damage, we don't know. the fire started around 2:30, it was gaining steam at this warehouse in kensington, located at york and american. additional units were called in, it hit four-alarms. it was placed under control at 4:12 a.m. we know a 45-year-old man was taken to the hospital, we don't know if he was inside the warehouse. we were hearing that the warehouse was vacant, we're getting more from fire officials, firefighters are at work. avoid this area if you can, there are a lot of closer around here, a lot of equipment as firefighters continue to blast the flames live in kensington, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> new this morning, philadelphia police are investigating an assault on a high school football player. chopper 6 was overhead as the player from ben franklin high
school was taken to hanheman hospital for treatment. police picked up this teenage girl, both the female and the player ended up at central detectives. police are looking into reports that the girl led an ambush on the football player in the playground in the spring garden section after practice. >> the fbi put accused cop filler, eric frein on the most wanted list. earlier in the day, police armed with shotguns blockaded the roads leading in and out of canadensis. >> my husband thought he could outsmart the cops getting into the area using five or six different back roads, it's barricaded all over.
>> yesterday several thousand officers lined the streets outside st. peter's cathedral in scranton where bryon dickson's funeral took place. during the funeral mass brine brown's young son was wearing his state police house. five restraining orders were filed and she was found strangled inside her home august 3. that same day lourie went up to a police officer in jacksonville, florida covered in blood. he has been extra indicted back to pennsylvania to be charged with her murder. >> he was arrested for stabbing her son, almost killed him. this guy is a violent guy, he has a criminal history that
dates back to 1995, guns, aggravated assault, drugs, he is a street urchent. breaking this morning, scot land will not be leaving the united kingdom after all and calls the yell of freedom. the majority of scot's decided to continue their 307 union with the british crown. >> reporter: the united kingdom remains united this morning. >> now the debate has been settled for a generation or always the examiner said perhaps for a lifetime, our nations are better together. >> reporter: in a historic photo scotland decided to continue their 307 year union with the uk. >> we have chosen unit over
division. >> reporter: officials say turnout was 85%. tears erupted when they learned that cities like edinburgh voted against independence. the leader of the yes campaign called for unity. >> i accept the verdict of the people, and i call on all of scotland to follow suit. many wondered if independence would help or hurt scotland. >> i'm part scott and i want to be part of the uk. >> reporter: british promised giving scotland more powers if they rejected independence. prime minister david cameron said they would follow through with those promise also. >> now it is time for our
united kingdom to come together and move forward. >> reporter: abc news, washington. >> and "good morning america" will have live reports coming from edinburgh coming up after our newscast. the wait is over for iphone fans, iphone vi and vi plus is being released today. the action cam was live in center city as people camped out getting ready for the big day. you can't preorder the phones any more. apple announced they sold a record 4 million smart phones last friday, the first day the phones were available for preorder. >> chinese tech con could caizp
$25 billion making it the most valuable internal company in the entire world. >> stocks surged again on wall street thursday, stock features indicate they are poised for more gains at the opening bell. >> home depot said hackers composed 56 million credit and debit cards that caused a breach that lasted for month. home he depot said the software used in the breach has been limited. the breach affected stores in canada and the u.s. and included some in our area. i told you about ups' plans to higher 95,000 workers, kohless and fedex and wal-mart promised to higher more for the holidays. back to you. >> someone missed out on a
million dollars owed to them. the ticket was sold at a news stand in center city last year. the pennsylvania lottery said the news stand's other than will get his bone e bone us of $5,000. a doctor in washington state is behind bars accused of molesting a 10-year-old girl and police are worried it may have happened to others. a man has an ohio police officer to thank you for saving his life after the officer dragged him out of a building. >> reporter: it's cooler than yesterday and another morning for jackets and jeans and maybe a t-shirt for a little while, we'll give you the afternoon call and the warmup for the weekend ahead in the seven day.
>> i saw a deer. >> reporter: it's cool today and we're looking for a weekend warmup, we'll get you that right now. 59 degrees, winds north at 8 miles per hour. satellite and radar showing you we'll have a sunny start today. there are clouds that will well up at times as we move through the day. we're starting out bright and finishing fairly bright. we had he periods 6 clouds in se neighborhoods yesterday, but it did brighten up later on. 58 by 8:00 a.m., 64 by 11:00 a.m., 69 by 2:00 p.m., high of 71. there are a couple of spots that will hold in the upper 60s, reading, allentown, trenton, atlantic city and cape may, 69 degrees for the high.
low 70s, wilmington, millville, 73 in dover. tomorrow as we start out the weekend, high pressure moves off the coast, that encounterses more of a southerly flow. that will warm us up, we gets clouds in the morning and sprinkle, sunshine increases and high of 79 degrees, if you're heading to the union game, philadelphia union against houston saturday night. looks like it's turning clear during the day and probably that way in the evening, comfortable cool, 69 degrees for the start of the match, it will be warmer than that, we'll be up to 75 at the start of the match there. 71 degrees is your high today, it's going to be a bit on the cooler side not bad this afternoon sun and clouds, and then clouds in the morning on saturday give way to sun, we wind up with the high of 79 degrees, it will be warm and comfortable for the union at night, very warm on sunday, high of 83 degrees, the eagles game you'll be sweating a little bit. change of the forecast moves up
in time the next round of rain, sunday night we could be looking at a shower or thunderstorm. looks like we'll be cleared fourth monday, monday fall arrives apt night, with the front getting out of here faster and cooler air rolling in quickly, we'll get a 73-degree high on sunday. mostly sunny, tuesday, sunny wednesday for the arrival of rosh hashanah. thursday, bright, but cool, 72 degrees and nice, nice stretch of autumnal weather coming next week. >> which would be fitting. thank you, david. two ohio police officers put their training to good use when an suv went up in smoke. the responding sergeant and captain did not hesitate to hop into the burning vehicle to pull the driver to safety. the victim is doing fine and was able to shake hands with the officers who saved him. >> new on "action news," a washington doctor has been arrested for molesting a 10-year-old patient during a
routine eye exam. he dilated the girl's eyes and told her father to wait outside the waiting room. he asked her to take off her shirt and pants, he took pictures of her with his cell phone. police worry that others were molested as well. >> a determined burglar who breaks into a germantown restaurant. you can see the video later. >> the washington redskins are heading to philadelphia this weekend, everybody is wondering if desean jackson will be on the field. that's coming up on "action news." >> wherever there's breaking news you can get the latest with 6abc.com, wherever you are, in front of your computer, iphone, ipad, any sort of device we're front of your computer, iphone, ipad, any sort of device we're on it! [ maniacal laughter ]
no! could have gotten me one. i did. grab a spicy smoked sausage breakfast sandwich. it's the smoked sausage you crave, now spicy. >> good morning we stay on breaking news this morning, a massive fire that started at 2:30 and north american and west york street. look at those flames that went up into the cold night sky. it was a heavy fire that went to four-alarms. it's a vacant building, all the
firemen and fire women getting it under control at 4:12, not before a 15-year-old male went through serious injuries. keeping an eye on that. we're hoping to hear more from firefighters and the fire commissioner at some point during the morning. we'll bring you that as soon as we get it. there are traffic concerns connected with this, let's go over to karen rogers with more. >> reporter: we have massive flames in kensington. it will cause a notch of problems, crews have the water hoses trained on the fire. it is under control. it is centered around american street and york street. you can expect closures around that. we expect on third, bow dean, philips and dauphin, swell. stay away from this if you can, fire crews will be on the screen for a while already under control.
5th street, front, lehigh all good options for you to take instead of the area that's centered around american and york street. if we go to our cameras on another shot you can see the smoke coming through the area. american street near york street. in the kensington area, you can see the smoke billowing out, that may be affecting you blowing on the area streets, as well. centered around american and york, matt you want to stick to 5th front and lehigh in kensington with the warehouse fire. >> thank you so much, karen, we know cruel keep us posted throughout the morning on that. we have our travel report, i want to mention this before i hit the national picture, a lot of storminess on the gulf coast states, texas, louisiana, alabama, florida, those are places you might see a delay or two if you're flying there. houston, you could see
thundershowers later on today. that may be the worst place to go if you're worried about delays in flying. louie armstrong international in new orleans could see thundershowers, up and down the florida panhandle, delays connect expected. hartsville/jackson could see delays related to thunderstorm activity. you mean here, atlanta at that looks good, salt lake city, phoenix getting rain from odile. san francisco clouds in the morning, good in the afternoon. >> a man was caught on surveillance tape trying to force open the front door of the skyline restaurant on chew avenue in germantown. once he got in, he grabbed the cash register and ran out the door, if you have any information call police. washington wide receiver,
desean jackson does not want to miss sunday's game against his former team against the eagles, he has not been to practice because of a shoulder injury. the eagles have plenty to worry about even if desean jackson does not play, washington scored 41 points last week. the defense has allowed the fewest yards in the nfl. >> i think we have to expect anything, because we move so fast, we can keep a lot of guys very basic. once they decide to commit to something, that's what they roll with. >> they look good, as far as running the ball they do a good job. their offensive line, they are athletic. >> the birds offense is number one in the nfl in points scored and yards gained. skins, e
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>> good morning it is 5:00 a.m., friday, september 19 we're following breaking news. >> a massive fire lit up the morning sky in philadelphia. parts of the buildings collapsed and we have injuries to report. >> philadelphia police talked to more possible suspects in a violent assault against two gay men in center city. >> iphone frenzy, techy, takes out -- stakeout a local store to get their hands on apple's latest creation. >> let's go over to david, we have a cool morning, and karen has traffic. >> reporter: we'll talk about the cool morning, the breeze today will be light a