3 children, 2 adults injured in house fire in Grays Ferry

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Two adults and three children are hospitalized after a house fire in the Philadelphia section of Grays Ferry. (WPVI)

A fast-moving fire in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia sent five people to the hospital overnight, including three young children.

A viewer captured this video of the flames tearing through the home in the 1500 block of Etting Street just after 5 a.m.

Two men remain hospitalized. The three children have since been released.

One man jumped from the roof of the home where the fire started, while the other was able to run outside.

The Action Cam was there as medics transported one of two men to the hospital. He suffered burns to his arms and face.

"It's a blessing that everybody is safe, see what I'm saying? A blessing that everybody is safe and thank God and we didn't lose anybody to this tragedy," said Ruby Foster.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Fire officials say while the damage is overwhelming, both of the men who are still in the hospital are expected to survive.

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