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.READ MORE: Religious Leaders Putting Faith Into Action To Stop Gun Violence In Philadelphia
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.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Officer, Civilian Involved In Crash In Kingsessing, Police Say
The fire was placed under control around 9:30 a.m.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia's Furry Friends Celebrate Howl-O-Ween
There is no word yet on what caused the fire.