THREE children are among four people dead and a woman is fighting for her life after a blaze ripped through a home in Philadelphia.

The fire broke out in a rowhome in Kensington early Sunday morning just after 2am on the 3200 block of Hartville Street.

Officials said it was three children and a man who died.

There were no working smoke alarms inside the home, according to an Action News report.

A 38-year-old woman is also also fighting for her life with severe burns.

Neighbors said that she jumped from the second floor window to escape the flames.

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Philadelphia Fire Department Executive Officer Derek Bowmer said: "Our men and women of the fire department did a valiant effort to try to make saves here, unfortunately we have a tragic ending."

Officials say the cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Philadelphia Fire Marshal's Office.

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