Philadelphia House Fire Kills One, Critically Injures Another

One woman died and another was critically injured in a house fire early Sunday morning in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The fire broke out about 7:30 a.m. in a two-story home, according to the Philadelphia Daily News.

When firefighters arrived, they found one woman, 76, near the home’s front door, the report said. The woman was hospitalized in critical condition. Her husband was able to escape uninjured from the building’s basement.

According to the report, after the fire was controlled, firefighters found a 45-year-old woman in a bedroom on the second floor.

There was only one smoke detector inside the home, a unit in the basement that wasn’t working, the report said.

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