Child injured in West Philadelphia house fire

One child has been injured following a house fire in West Philadelphia.

The fire broke out on the 5000 block of Latona Street around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday and was placed under control shortly before 8 a.m.

Officials say the victim was transported to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for treatment. The extent of their injuries is unknown.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.