By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A rowhome fire in South Philadelphia sent three firefighters to the hospital and displaced about 15 people on Monday. Chopper 3 was on the scene around 5 p.m. on the 1600 block of South 5th Street.

Heavy flames were seen pouring out of the home.

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Firefighters worked to stop the fire from spreading to nearby homes.

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Officials say more than 120 firefighters were on scene. It took more than an hour to get the blaze under control, officials say.

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Crews remain on scene putting out hot spots.