The fire broke out shortly before 4:30 a.m. Monday at Lynnewood Gardens Apartments on North John Russell Circle in Elkins Park.
Fire officials say the blaze at 18 Providence Road was called in around 2:48am, and when fire fighters arrived on scene they found heavy flames coming from the first floor of the residence.
Authorities say a 70-year-old man was killed after a house fire early Thursday morning.
A boom shock the neighborhood just after 7 a.m. Saturday as fire tore through a home along the 100 block of Fronefield Avenue in Lower Chichester.
Officials say a firefighter has died following a blaze inside a home in North Wildwood that also killed one other person.
Four children who died in a Southwest Philadelphia fire on July 5th will be buried next month in a Delaware County cemetery.
As Community Rallies Around Victims And Their Families, Mayor Nutter Visits Firehouse That Responded To Gesner Street Blaze
Late Thursday afternoon, Mayor Michael Nutter and Deputy Mayor Everett Gillison visited the neighborhood firehouse near where four children died in a recent fire.
A new mural honors the memories of two hometown heroes who died fighting a five-alarm warehouse fire in East Kensington in 2012.
For the first time we are hearing directly from the eyewitness who first spotted the flames.
Philadelphia Fire Officials have now released the 911 tapes of the first calls received alerting the fire department to a fire in the 6500 block of Gesner Street Saturday morning that killed four children.
Confusion and disagreement over what happened that night continues to percolate throughout the 6500 block of Gesner Street.
And Mayor Nutter stressed that the focus should be not on the fire department’s response but on what caused the blaze.
There were heavy hearts at a Sunday morning service in Southwest Philadelphia. It was held in a church on on the same block of the deadly house fire that killed four young children and displaced dozens of residents.
A man high on opiates fell asleep on a motel couch while smoking a cigarette, touching off the March fire that killed him and three others, authorities said Wednesday.
Authorities say six people have been killed in a fast-moving fire that roared through a single-family home in New Jersey’s largest city.