Crews battle house fire amid extreme cold in North Philly

- Firefighters had to battle flames and the extreme cold while putting out a house fire in North Philadelphia Saturday morning.

The fire started on the 7400 block of Rising Sun Avenue shortly after 2 a.m.

Both residents managed to get out of the burning building, though one was taken to the hospital for heavy smoke inhalation.

Emergency crews had to take frequent breaks due to the cold.

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