The fire was reported shortly after 3 p.m. Friday at 15th and Mifflin Streets.
It happened shortly after 7 p.m. in the basement of a home on the 1800 block of South Bancroft Street.
A woman is in stable condition after she was shot in the leg early Saturday morning in the Point Breeze neighborhood of South Philadelphia, according to authorities.
Philadelphia Police say a 40-year-old man was shot and killed in South Philadelphia early Saturday morning.
A man died after police say he was shot a dozen times in Philadelphia early Thursday morning.
A SEPTA police officer escaped serious injury when a car crashed into the officer’s patrol vehicle in South Philadelphia Monday.
A shooting in South Philadelphia left one man dead and a teenager wounded Wednesday afternoon.