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3 first responders, child among 7 injured in Philadelphia rowhome fire

7 sent to hospital after fire in Philadelphia's Mayfair section
7 sent to hospital after fire in Philadelphia's Mayfair section 01:52

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Seven people, including a young child, two police officers and a firefighter, were injured when a fire broke out at a rowhome in Northeast Philadelphia on Thursday.

Chopper 3 was over the 6300 block of Cardiff Street in Mayfair around 8 a.m., where smoke and flames were shooting from the window of a home.

Chopper 3/CBS News Philadelphia

Firefighters were on the roof and ground battling the blaze.

Kelly Oliveria and other neighbors say they watched as some jumped from the second story to safety. Derek Bowmer, the Philadelphia Fire Department's Fire Chief, said there were reports that two women jumped.

Risa Shirane, another neighbor, said she ran outside to help when she saw what was happening.

"A lady was screaming, 'Help me, help me!' And I was here in the house, so I have to go grab the baby because police officer got the baby from the second floor," Shirane said. 

All seven people were taken to the hospital. We're working to find out the extent of the victims' injuries and the cause of the fire.

The fire was placed under control after about 30 minutes.

Seven people were displaced from the fire, the Red Cross said. 

"The outcome is not good," Bowmer said. "We lost some property here but most everybody is safely, stable in the hospital."

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