3 taken to medical facilities after Harrisburg fire

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Crews battled a blaze in uptown Harrisburg Friday night that sent three people to medical facilities.

According to Harrisburg Police Capt. Gabriel Olivera, firefighters arrived around 7:45 p.m. to find two homes that were fully involved in the 2500 block of Lexington Street.

Three juveniles were rescued. Two of them suffered severe burns and were taken to a treatment center.

Additionally, authorities said a fire lieutenant was injured in a crash while responding to the fire. His condition has not been released.

It is unclear at this time how many residents were impacted by the fire.

A cause is under investigation.

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