Woman, Girl Jump Out of Burning Home in West Philadelphia - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Woman, Girl Jump Out of Burning Home in West Philadelphia

Officials say a 25-year-old woman and a 3-year-old girl jumped from the second floor of the house during the fire.

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    Two Hurt in West Philadelphia Fire

    A woman and a toddler are in the hospital with burns from a row-home fire after they jumped from a second floor window. Investigators are looking into the cause of the fire. (Published Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016)

    A woman and a young girl are recovering after they jumped out of a burning home in West Philadelphia overnight.

    The fire started shortly after midnight Saturday at a two-story rowhome on 61st and Media streets. Officials say a 25-year-old woman and a 3-year-old girl jumped from the second floor of the house during the blaze. Firefighters were able to bring it under control at 12:21 a.m.

    The 25-year-old woman suffered second-degree burns on over 25% of her body while the 3-year-old girl suffered second-degree burns on over 15% of her body. They are both being treated at Hahnemann Hospital.

    Officials have not yet revealed the cause of the fire.