Camden fire spreads to eight homes, injures six people

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Four children and two adults have been hospitalized after a fast-moving fire spread through eight Camden homes early Friday morning.

Shortly after 4:30 a.m. on the 800 block of Haddon Avenue, a house fire broke out on the first and second floors of a home that eventually spread and was responsible for victims being treated for smoke inhalation, 6ABC reported.

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Authorities had the blaze under control by about 6 a.m., NBC10 stated, but investigators are still working to determine the cause of the blaze.

In all, 26 people have been displaced, NBC10 added.

The houses that were consumed in the blaze contained apartments, according to 6ABC, which added that two residents had to jump from a window to safety.

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Authorities have not said if the blaze was suspicious, 6ABC added.

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