Motor scooter fire spreads to house in South Philadelphia

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March 19, 2014 6:40:09 AM PDT
A motorized scooter caught on fire and spread to a house in South Philadelphia early Wednesday morning, officials say.

The incident occurred just before 3:00 a.m. on the 1900 block of South Mole Street.

The fire from the motorized scooter spread to the exterior of the nearby home.

Officials say, a charred shell was the only remains of the scooter and the house was damaged..

One person was in the home, but was able to escape.

Fire officials say the blaze is suspicious.