One dead in nursing home fire

October 9, 2008 8:26:26 PM PDT
A nursing home fire in West Philadelphia that left an elderly woman dead.The fire broke out just before 6:00 p.m. in the 400 block of North 50th Street.

The fire was reported on the 4th floor of a four story building.

The fire was confined to 2 units and brought under control within half an hour.

An elderly woman, identified as 80-year-old Nicole Swaayze, was found dead inside.

Two other people were hurt.

Investigators say that a microwave oven sparked the fire.

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