PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A mother and child were rescued by firefighters after a fire broke out in their West Philadelphia home.
The act of heroism happened on Farson Street near Race street just after 5 a.m. Saturday.
Witnesses tell Action News that a mother held her five month old child from a third floor window as fire consumed their home.
Fire crews pulled up just in time to rescue them.
The Philadelphia Fire Department is now investigating what started the fire.