House fire in West Kensington

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Saturday, May 16, 2015

WEST KENSINGTON (WPVI) -- There were no injuries in a single alarm house fire in the West Kensington section of Philadelphia.

It happened around 7:35 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of East Thayer Street.

Arriving crews were met with visible fire and thick smoke billowing from the two-story home.

Initial reports were that someone was trapped but that proved to be unfounded.

No injuries were reported.

The fire was placed under control shortly before 8:00 p.m.

No word on a cause.