Man suffers burn injuries in Overbrook house fire

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A man suffered burn injuries in a house fire in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia. (WPVI)

A man suffered burn injuries in a house fire in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia.

The fire started around 10 p.m. Thursday in a row home on the 1600 block of North 62nd Street.

Upon arrival, crews reported fire in the lower level of the two-story home.

It took firefighters nearly 30 minutes to get the fire under control around 10:30 p.m., officials say.

A search of the property resulted in the discovery of a 57-year-old man suffering from burns to his arms, legs and head.

He was rushed to Temple University Hospital with second-degree burns. No word at this time on his condition.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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