A pet alligator was found inside an apartment in the Tacony section of Philadelphia following a fire Wednesday night.
Firefighters responded to a fire on the 4800 block of Unruh Avenue at 7:47 p.m. and were able to quickly place the flames under control. Two people inside the building, which is made up of a barbershop and apartments, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were both taken to the hospital. Responders also found a small, pet alligator that belonged to one of the residents inside the apartment.
The alligator was not injured and animal control officers brought it out of the building.
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Officials continue to investigate the cause of the fire.