Woman found dead after Philadelphia fire

A dead woman was found by Philadelphia firefighters during a secondary search of this home in the city's Parkside section after a fire Friday morning.

May 6, 2011 5:29:01 AM PDT
Philadelphia firefighters that battled a house fire in the city's Parkside section early Friday morning found a dead woman inside when they searched the home for a second time.

The fire hit at about 6 a.m. along the 4800 block of Girard Avenue.

Firefighters tell Action News they found heavy fire in the 2nd floor of the home, and several hot spots throughout the building.

The fire marshal has been called to investigate the cause of the flames.

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