NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police are on the scene of where human remains were discovered after a fire on a lot in North Philadelphia.
The incident occurred around 10:30 a.m. Friday near the intersection of 17th Street and Allegheny Avenue.
Firefighters were called to the area after a report of a fire in an empty lot.
Fire crews extinguished the blaze, only to discover what appears to be charred human remains.
An investigation continues.
Charred human remains found in burning North Philly lot