PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – One person was taken to the hospital after being injured in a house fire early Friday morning.

The fire started at about 4:30 a.m. inside a home in the 1500 block of Emily Street in South Philadelphia.

The unidentified individual was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in an unknown condition.

Firefighters were able to bring the blaze under control before it could spread to adjoining homes.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Reported By Steve Beck,

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