Man dies in Cobbs Creek fire

January 3, 2013 8:33:25 PM PST
Philadelphia fire officials are investigating a blaze in Cobbs Creek that left a man dead.

It happened just after 11:00 a.m. in the 5855 Hoffman Street.

Arriving officers noticed heavy fire coming from the first floor of a two story house.

Officials say a 58-year-old man perished in the fire.

The fire was brought under control within a half hour.