WEST PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - A fast-moving fire claimed the life of a homeowner in West Philadelphia overnight.
Crews responded to the scene on the 800 block of North 41st Street around 3:30 a.m.
Despite hydrant right outside front door of rowhome& @PhillyFireDept getting here in less than 3 minutes,getting fire under control in less than 20 minutes,3:35am fire had already done in deadly damage killing the homeowner.Investigators looking for smoke detectors FOX29philly pic.twitter.com/u47Udi7FiG— Steve Keeley (@KeeleyFox29) January 8, 2018
The fire was reportedly under control 20 minutes later.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.