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Philadelphia House Fire Leaves 3 Children, 2 Adults Hurt

Fire breaks out at Grays Ferry home early Thursday

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    A devastating row home fire broke out overnight on S Etting Street, leaving 5 people hurt, including three children. (Published Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017)

    An early Thursday morning fire left three children – one as young as 5 months old – and two adults hurt.

    The flames broke out around 5 a.m. on S Etting Street by Tasker Street in Philadelphia’s Grays Ferry neighborhood, Philadelphia firefighters said.

    Smoke quickly spread through the home and to a neighboring home where the three children were inside, Fire Captain William Dixon said. Raw Video: Philly House Fire Hurts 5Raw Video: Philly House Fire Hurts 5

    Three children and two adults were hurt as flames tore through a S Etting Street home and smoke spread to adjacent homes Thursday morning.

    (Published Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017)

    Five people in total suffered injuries. Doctors at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia treated a 10-year-old, 2-year-old and 5-month-old for smoke inhalation while doctors at Penn Presbyterian Hospital treated two adults including one rescued from the roof who suffered burns to his arms, said Dixon.

    No word on what caused the blaze, which took around an hour to bring under control. Top News Photos: Protester Killed in Lebanon Protests, MoreTop News Photos: Protester Killed in Lebanon Protests, More