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Flames spread through twin homes in SW Philadelphia

Friday, January 24, 2014

Firefighters braved the cold to battle a house fire in Southwest Philadelphia early Friday morning.

The fire broke out around 1:30 a.m. in twin homes located on the 7000 block Upland Street.

Crews arrived to heavy flames showing on the second floor of one house that quickly spread to the second.

The homes were evacuated as the fast-moving fire spread to the upper floors and roof area.

So far, there are no injuries reported or word on what sparked the blaze.

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