4 injured in Northeast Philadelphia house fire; elderly woman, man critical

Four people have been injured, two of them critically, following a house fire in Northeast Philadelphia.

The flames broke out at a two-story home on the 7300 block of Ryers Avenue around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

An 82-year-old woman and 21-year-old man were airlifted to Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital in critical condition. A 26-year-old man and 16-year-old girl were hospitalized in stable condition.


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The fire broke out on the first floor of the home. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

No further information has been released at this time.


This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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