Early Morning Fire Breaks Out In West Philadelphia Home

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — One person was displaced after a house fire in West Philadelphia, early Thursday morning.

It happened in the 700 block of South 51st Street, just before 5:30 a.m.

When firefighters arrived on scene, they found a big fire on the second floor of the home.

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The fire was called under control in about 20 minutes.

Fire officials say no one was home at the time, but a cat died in the fire.

The red cross is assisting a person who has been displaced.

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