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Mother, child jump out of burning house in W. Philly

A mother and her 4-year-old child had to jump out of the second-floor window of their burning house early Saturday in West Philadelphia, according to a Fire Department dispatcher and TV news reports.

The fire was reported a few minutes after midnight at the house on the 1400 block of North 61st Street.

The mother and her child suffered burns and bruises from the fall and were taken to Hahnemann University Hospital for treatment, where they were in stable condition, TV news stations reported.