By CBS3 Staff


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.

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The fire was placed under control in about a half hour.

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.

CBS3’s Chantee Lans contributed to this report.