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Philadelphia Fire Department Investigating Frankford Blaze As Arson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – An adult and child were taken to an area hospital after a fire in the city’s Frankford neighborhood early Sunday morning.

Authorities were called out to a three-story home in the 4600 block of Penn Street at around 5 a.m.

Crews arrived to find the bulk of the fire on the first floor with heavy smoke throughout the home.

Authorities say an adult and a child were removed from the second floor and transported to Aria Health Frankford Hospital for treatment. There is no word on their condition.

Police are investigating the fire as a case of arson.

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