Man suffers 2nd and 3rd degree burns in Mantua fire

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A man was severely burned in a fire in Philadelphia's Mantua section.

Firefighters were called to the 3400 block of Wallace Street just before 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Crews quickly contained the flames in the three-story building.

Officials said the victim suffered 2nd and 3rd-degree burns to most of his body. He was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center for treatment.

There is no word yet on what sparked the fire.
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