Teen rescued from burning home in Wynnefield

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Firefighters had to rescue a teen who became trapped in a burning home in the Philadelphia section of Wynnefield.

Firefighters had to rescue a teen who became trapped in a burning home in the Philadelphia section of Wynnefield.

It started after 2 a.m. Tuesday on the 2700 block of North 47th Street.

Crews arrived to find flames showing on the third floor.

A 14-year-old boy was trapped on the roof. Firefighters used a ladder to rescue him.

The fire was placed under control in just over a half hour.

No serious injuries were reported.

The cause is under investigation.
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