A large fire in North Philadelphia damaged five houses and put 18 people out of their homes.
The occupant of the 12th-floor apartment was reportedly slightly hurt while trying to clean up the remnants of the broken window.
The fired claimed the life an elderly man. Fire officials say there were no working smoke alarms in the house.
The early morning blaze on Chancellor Street in West Philadelphia brought the number of fire deaths over the weekend to six, and marked a huge jump in the 2012 fire fatality total.