1 dead, 1 injured in Port Richmond house fire

PHILADELPHIA - December 28, 2012

Fire crews were called out to the 2000 block of East Madison Street just after 9:00 p.m.

Officials say fire broke out in the rear of a three story twin. Firefighters rescued a 60-year-old woman, but a 51-year-old man died from his injuries.

The woman was taken to Temple University Hospital with smoke inhalation.

There is no word on the cause of the fire.

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