Firefighter Injured During House Fire in Philly

A firefighter and two others were injured during a house fire in Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.

The fire started about 3:20 a.m. inside a home in the 5900 block of Kingsessing Avenue.

When firefighters arrived, they encountered heavy smoke and flames billowing from the first floor.

Firefighters were able to place the blaze under control in about 20 minutes.

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The firefighter was treated for minor injuries.

The conditions of the two others injured was not immediately known.

The cause is under investigation.

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