Officials: Toddler, 3 Adults Injured In Northeast Philadelphia House Fire

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A toddler is among four people rushed to the hospital after flames broke out in a Northeast Philadelphia home, officials say. Firefighters encountered heavy smoke when they arrived to the home on the 4600 block of Kendrick Street in Holmesburg around 5:58 a.m. Monday.

A 2-year-old child and 30-year-old woman were rescued from the first floor of the home, a 55-year-old man was removed from the second floor, and another man was removed from the second floor suffering from burns.

The conditions of those rescued are unknown at this time.

A deceased animal was also found inside the home.

The fire was placed under control around 6:20 a.m.

The fire marshal is investigating the cause and origin of the fire but officials say the home did not have working smoke detectors.

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