One Rescued from West Philly Blaze

Firefighters had to rescue one person from a burning building in West Philly as they battled flames and heavy smoke early Thursday morning.

The blaze erupted in the mixed-use property located on the corner of 52nd and Arch streets around 1:50 a.m., according to officials.

Crews contained the fire and rescued one resident from the second-floor apartments, according to authorities.

Two others were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene.


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The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. An investigation is underway.

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