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13-Year-Old Boy In Critical Condition After Fire Breaks Out Inside Kensington Home, Officials Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A 13-year-old boy is in the hospital following a fire in the city's Kensington section. The Philadelphia Fire and Police Departments responded to the 3100 block of Potter Street around 7 p.m. Wednesday for a house fire.

Officials say when they arrived, there were reports of a teenager still inside the house. The 13-year-old was rescued and taken to a nearby hospital, where he is in critical condition.

There were no other injuries reported and the fire was placed under control just after 8 p.m.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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