Center City High-Rise Fire Sends 2 to Hospital

Paramedics took two women to the hospital after an early morning fire inside a Center City high-rise.

The fire broke out around 5:45 a.m. Sunday at the apartment building located at 20th and Market Streets in Philadelphia, fire officials tell NBC10.

It was brought under control just before 6 a.m., officials said.

Two women were taken from the building to Hahnemann University Hospital by ambulance. They were alert and wearing oxygen masks, but their official condition was not immediately known.

No word on damage or a cause.

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