Man critical after fire in Northeast Philadelphia

April 18, 2011 11:11:09 AM PDT
A man is hospitalized in critical condition after a fire on Monday afternoon in Northeast Philadelphia.

The fire began around 12:30 p.m. on Holly Road near Sweet Briar Road.

The victim, a 60-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with 2nd and 3rd degree burns on 80 percent of his body.

There is no word yet on any other injuries or what sparked the blaze.

Firefighters brought the flames under control about 15 minutes later.