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Firefighters safely rescue 3 people from burning home

December 29, 2017

DELANCO, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters have rescued a New Jersey couple and their daughter when a fast-moving fire roared through their home.

The fire in Delanco broke out around 1:30 a.m. Friday and took nearly two hours to get under control. Firefighters say the bitter cold and icy conditions hampered their efforts to fight the blaze.

Authorities say two of the residents were found on the roof while the third was found in the home. All three adults and a firefighter were taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries that were described as minor.

Several animals were also safely rescued from the home.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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