8 people, including 4 children, hospitalized following fire in Lawncrest

An early morning fire sent eight people, including 4 children, to the hospital after a fire in Philadelphia's Lawncrest neighborhood.

The fire broke out at around 3:39 a.m. at the intersection of Whitaker Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard.

Fire officials were able to get the fire under control at around 4:30 a.m.

Witnesses reportedly saw flames shooting out the top of the building. 

There is no word on the victim's conditions.


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