Teen, cat rescued from Parkside fire

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Teen saved from Parkside fire. Matt O'Donnell reports during Action News at 5 a.m. on September 27, 2017. (WPVI)

Firefighters rescued a teenage girl from a fire in the Parkside section of Philadelphia.

The fire started on the 1200 block of North Wilton Street at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.

There was heavy smoke and flames showing from the home when firefighters arrived.

Crews were able to pull the 13-year-old girl and her cat from the house.

The teen was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

A house next door was also damaged by the smoke and flames.

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