By CBS3 Staff

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.

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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.

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The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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