Two firefighters injured in West Oak Lane house fire

- Philadelphia firefighters battled a heavy fire in West Oak Lane late Sunday afternoon.

Fire crews were called to the 2000 block of Eastburn Avenue just before 4 p.m. 

Firefighters arrived to find the two story row home was engulfed, with heavy smoke coming from the second story. Two neighboring homes received minor damage.

Two firefighters were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The fire was placed under control just after 4:30.

The two occupants of the home were not home at the time of the fire. Red Cross is assisting as the two are now displaced.

Authorities continue to investigate the cause of the fire.
 

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