3 hurt, including some children, after Philadelphia house explosion

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A house explosion left three people injured in Philadelphia on Tuesday night.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. on the 800 block of Jackson Street in South Philadelphia.

The view from Chopper 6 showed multiple windows blown out after the blast.

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The explosion, which officials believe started in the basement, sparked a small fire that was brought under control in 15 minutes.

Three people, including a 79-year-old man, a 13-year-old boy, and a 4-year-old girl, all suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident

There was no immediate word on what caused the explosion.

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