75-year-old woman dies in early morning house fire in Rhawnhurst: Police

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Officials now say a 75-year-old woman is dead after an early morning house fire.

This is happening along the 1900 block of Rhawn Street in the city's Rhawnhurst section.

Firefighters arrived on scene around 4:30 a.m. with smoke showing from the house.

Officials say they initially had trouble finding the woman because of hoarding conditions inside the home.

The victim was found about a half-hour later and taken to Nazareth Hospital.

There's no word what sparked the blaze.
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