2 hurt in house fire in North Philadelphia

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Two people are hospitalized after fire damaged a home in North Philadelphia. (WPVI)

Officials tell Action News two people were injured in a house fire in North Philadelphia.

The blaze was reported at 8:20 a.m. Monday at a home in the 3500 block of North 23rd Street.

Video from Chopper 6 HD showed heavy flames breaking through the roof of the home and multiple firefighting units on the scene battling the blaze.

Action News is told firefighters rescued three people, and police officers pulled two others from the burning home.

Two of those rescued were taken to area hospitals in stable condition.

There was no immediate word on the victims' ages or the extent of injuries they suffered.

Fire investigators are working to determine what sparked the blaze.

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