By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A house fire in Philadelphia’s Cedarbrook neighborhood has killed one person and critically injured another. The call came in around 5:45 a.m. Saturday to a home on the 2400 block of 77th Avenue.

According to officials, a 76-year-old woman was rushed to Einstein Medical Center where she was pronounced dead. A 61-year-old man was also rushed to the hospital where he is listed in stable condition.

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Firefighters had the flames under control in about 30 minutes.

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This is the third deadly fire in Philadelphia this week.


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