Blaze in Southwest Philadelphia claims life

March 30, 2008 5:27:21 AM PDT
Fire investigators are searching for the cause of a deadly house fire in Southwest Philadelphia Saturday night.

The call came out around 10:15 p.m. along the 6200 block of Woodland Avenue.

Once on the scene, firefighters found the 3-story brick building inundated with smoke and flames. When they managed to get to the third floor, they found the body of a 70-year-old man.

Two other residents were able to get out in time.

Investigators say there were no smoke alarms inside the building.


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