Flames erupt inside Germantown house

August 16, 2013 5:07:48 AM PDT
One person was hospitalized after fire broke out inside a house in Philadelphia's Germantown section early Friday.

Firefighters were dispatched just before 2:30 a.m. to the 5000 block of Tacoma Street. They arrived to find heavy fire on the first floor of a three story attached home.

The home is reportedly vacant, but attached to an occupied home.

Firefighters report from the scene that there appears to have been a squatter in the home.

One person was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center for treatment of unspecified injuries.

There is no word yet on what may have sparked the blaze.


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