PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – One person was found dead following a two-alarm house fire in the Frankford section of Northeast Philadelphia, early Tuesday morning. Flames erupted on the 4700 block of Oakland Street, around 3:30 a.m.
Firefighters arrived to heavy flames coming from the porch area.READ MORE: 25-Year-Old Woman Robbed After Offering $5 To Suspect Asking For Money In Fairmount, Philadelphia Police Say
There were initial reports that people were trapped. Firefighters say one person was found dead on the front porch.
The deputy chief requested a SEPTA bus to come to the scene to help keep all of the evacuated residents warm.READ MORE: Thieves Steal ATM From West Philadelphia Laundromat
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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