Woman, toddler hurt in Lawndale fire

Friday, January 03, 2014

Two people are hospitalized after a fire in the Lawndale section of Philadelphia.

It broke out at 4:30 a.m. Friday at a home in the 400 block of Kerper Street.

Firefighters made quick work of the blaze.

A 28-year-old woman and a 2-year-old child were taken to Jeanes Hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

There was no immediate word on their conditions or what caused the fire.

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