Police say one person is dead after a fire erupted inside a house in Southwest Philadelphia. (WPVI)
Updated 36 mins ago
SOUTHWEST PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police say one person is dead after a fire erupted inside a house in Southwest Philadelphia.
It happened around 4 a.m. Friday on the 1200 block of South Millick Street.
Firefighters arrived to heavy flames showing from a second floor bedroom.
Officials say a young man was found dead inside the home.
Another victim from the same home, a 39-year-old man was pulled from the house.
He suffered burns over sixty percent of his body, and was taken to the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He is listed in serious condition.
The fire spread to neighboring houses. At least four homes were damaged.
A SEPTA bus is available for residents who can't stay in their homes.
The Red Cross is assisting five families, and a total of eleven people with food, water and lodging.
Red Paw is also helping with family pets.
There is no word on what caused the deadly blaze.