PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An elderly woman was killed in a fire in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia on Tuesday morning.

Crews responded to the blaze shortly after 9 a.m. at a home on the 2500 block of North Newkirk Street.

Police say when crews arrived on the scene, there were reports of people trapped.

Clarissa Allen, 71, was pronounced dead at the scene. Two others were taken to Temple University Hospital in unknown condition.

clarissa allen 71 Year Old Woman Dies In Strawberry Mansion Fire

Photo of Clarissa Allen. (credit: CBS3)

The fire was placed under control around 9:30 a.m.

There is no word yet on what caused the fire.

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