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North Philadelphia House Fire Claims Lives Of 2 Adults And Baby

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A North Philadelphia house fire has claimed three lives.

A one-alarm North Philadelphia row house fire at 2706 West Seltzer Street has claimed the lives of 26-year-old Curtis Singleton, 25-year-old Nyasha Vicks, and their six-month old infant girl.

Authorities say the fire in a home at 2706 West Seltzer Street was reported at 3:16 a.m. The flames were declared under control 20 minutes later.

All three were pronounced dead on arrival at Temple University Hospital.

Residents of some surrounding dwellings were displaced.

Firefighters say there were two smoke detectors in the home, but one had no battery and the other had a dead battery.

Fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers told reporters at the scene that the flames appeared to have started in the kitchen. The cause remains under investigation.

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Reported By Jericka Duncan, CBS 3; Al Novack, KYW Newsradio.

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