Father and son jump from second floor window to escape fire

DETROIT - A father and son had to jump from a second story window to escape a fire early Friday morning in Detroit.

The father , who is in his 30's, and his 9-year-old son pushed out a window air conditioning unit and then jumped to safety.  Both were transported to the hospital for minor injuries.

Local 4 has also learned that the fire hydrant in the front yard of the home was also out of service.  Firefighters had to connect to a hydrant nearly a block away.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation

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