West Philadelphia fire leaves 1 dead, 1 critically injured

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A heavy fire in West Philadelphia ended with the death of a 36-year-old man.

Authorities say a second man escaped the flames by jumping from a window.

Firefighters responded to the 100 block of Edgewood Street just after 10:00 a.m. on Sunday.

Investigators say a 66-year-old man escaped the fire.

He was taken to the hospital in critical condition with second-degree burns on his face and body.

The 36-year-old victim was found unresponsive inside the home.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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