Posted by on 02/24/2010

Philly International After Fire

Philly International After Fire

A South Philadelphia man has been arrested and charged in the fire that damaged the offices of legendary Philadelphia International Records.

Christopher Cimini, 27, ended up in the building after a heavy night of drinking, according to Philadelphia Police Captain John Gallagher.

Surveillance footage caught Cimini breaking in the building and using a lighter to walk around the offices. The lighter set off combustibles in a closet on the 3rd floor of the building.

Cimini is charged with arson, burglary and risking a catastrophe.

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Kenneth Gamble, head of Philly International Records, gives RareSoul.com viewers a brief look at the legendary offices, after a fire ripped through the building, leaving a trail of destruction.

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