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Eight people escaped a house fire in Tampa on Tuesday afternoon.
According to Tampa Fire Rescue, the fire started just after 3 p.m. at a home on Crest Ave.
When firefighters arrived, they found a car in a carport was on fire and fully engulfed in flames and spread to the home.
Three adults and five children were able to escape the fire, but according to Action News reporter Andrew Doud at the scene, one of the children fell as they were fleeing the home. The child sustained was taken to the hospital.
The American Red Cross has been notified to help the displaced family.
An investigator has been called to determine a cause.