65-year-old man injured in Port Richmond house fire

May 31, 2013 2:57:29 AM PDT
Officials say a 65-year-old man was injured in a house fire in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia early Friday morning.

The fire broke out just before 2:00 a.m. on the 3200 block of Tilton Street.

Firefighters arrived to flames showing from the second floor of a row house.

The victim suffered smoke inhalation and first degree burns and was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

The fire was placed under control within ten minutes.

Investigators are trying to determine what sparked the blaze.


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