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Man Critically Injured In Northeast Philadelphia House Fire

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house fire Man Critically Injured In Northeast Philadelphia House Fire

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A man is in critical condition after being injured in an early morning house fire in Northeast Philadelphia.

The fire started at about 8 a.m. Monday inside a home in the 9200 block of Woodenbridge Road.

When firefighters arrived, they encountered heavy smoke coming from the second floor of the home.

According to fire officials, a 58-year-old man was rushed to Aria Health’s Torresdale Hospital suffering from smoke inhalation and he had burns to approximately 80-percent of his body. He is listed in critical condition.

The fire was placed under control in about 20 minutes. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Reported By Steve Beck, CBSPhilly.com