PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A 30-year-old woman has died after being pulled from a fire that ripped through a Center City rowhome on Saturday morning, officials say. Firefighters rushed to the 2200 block of Catharine Street around 5:30 a.m.
Firefighters found the woman inside the home on the second floor. She was rushed to Jefferson University Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.READ MORE: North Philadelphia Crash Leaves Young Girl Dead; Sister, Mother Injured
The fire was placed under control in about a half hour.READ MORE: 4 Starbucks Locations In Philadelphia Vote In Favor To Form Union
Neighbors say the house had been abandoned for a long time, but a woman moved into the home about two weeks ago.
The fire marshal is investigating.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: Severe Storm, Flooding Threat Kicks Off Memorial Day Weekend
CBS3’s Chantee Lans contributed to this report.