Tioga Nicetown fire leaves man hospitalized

April 12, 2013 8:51:57 AM PDT
A 50-year-old man was injured in a fast-moving house fire in Philadelphia's Tioga Nicetown section Friday morning.

Flames broke out just before 7:00 a.m. on 1800 block of W Ontario Street.

Heavy fire was showing on the second floor of the house when firefighters arrived.

The injured man was transported to Temple University Hospital in respiratory distress. His condition is unknown at this time.

Officials are investigating what may have sparked the fire.


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