By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Eight people are recovering in the hospital after flames erupt inside a home in Philadelphia’s Lawncrest section. Cellphone video captured the intense scene early Tuesday on the 5200 block of Whitaker Avenue.

Fire officials say they had to rescue one person from the roof.

Eyewitness News confirms that two adults and six children were taken to the hospital to be checked out.

According to the fire department, all are in stable condition.

The cause of the fire is unclear.


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