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Firefighters Battle 3 Separate Fires In Southwest, Northeast Philadelphia


PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia firefighters are investigating three separate fires that occurred early Sunday morning.

The first incident occurred around 12:30 a.m. at a rowhome on the 5800 block of Theodore Street in Southwest Philadelphia. Officials report the fire was placed under control at 12:45 a.m. No injuries have been reported.

The second fire occurred on the 7100 block of Edmond Street in the Tacony section of the city. The fire was placed under control shortly after 2 a.m. No injuries have been reported.

The third fire occurred at a two story home on the 5300 block of Frankford Avenue in the Frankford section of Philadelphia around 8:20 a.m. Officials report one male has been taken to Temple University Hospital with second and third degree burns. The fire was placed under control at 8:48 a.m. (see related story)

Officials are investigating both incidents.

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