PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A woman suffered a broken leg when she jumped from the third story of a Northeast Philadelphia home on Monday night. The decision was made as the house was on fire and crews were called out to the incident around 9:40 p.m.
The incident took place at 8249 in the city’s Holmesburg section.READ MORE: Temple University Students, Faculty Have Mixed Feelings About Returning To In-Person Learning
Authorities say that crews discovered heavy smoke and fire throughout the home upon arrival.READ MORE: Teenage Boy Shot 7 Times In West Philadelphia, Police Say
The woman who jumped for her life, is 33-year’s old. She was transported to Aria Health Torresdale Campus.
Officials say a 65-year-old woman was also transported to the hospital after suffering smoke inhalation.MORE NEWS: Man Shot 5 Times, Killed In North Philadelphia, Police Say
The fire was placed under control shortly before 10:00 p.m.