House collapses during fire in Kensington

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A fast-moving house fire spread to adjoining homes in Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood.

A fast-moving house fire spread to adjoining homes in Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood.

The fire started around 6 a.m. Wednesday on the 100 block of East Willard Street.

Firefighters arrived to heavy flames showing on the first and second floors of a middle row house.

One of the houses collapsed. It's not clear if it was the house where the fire started.

Officials believe that house was vacant.

Fire crews continue to put out hot spots.

L & I is expected on the scene, along with The Red Cross to assist any residents displaced.

So far, there are no reports of any injuries.

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