PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Firefighters have rescued one person, three dogs, and one cat from a burning residence in Kensington.

It happened on the 2100 block of E. Clementine Street just before 9 a.m. Tuesday.

The Deputy Fire Commissioner says the fire started on the first floor of the residence.

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The Philadelphia Fire Department put the fire under control at approximately 9:10 a.m.

Firefighters rescued one woman from the second floor.

The 40-year-old woman was taken to Temple University Hospital in stable condition with smoke inhalation.

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Three pets were also rescued from the house.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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