Woman dies after fire in South Philadelphia home

Fatal fire on the 1400 block of South Clarion Street.

One woman has died after a fire broke out in a home in South Philadelphia.

Firefighters responded to the 1400 block of South Clarion Street Sunday night, just before 9:45.

South Clarion Street fire

Crews worked quickly to extinguish the blaze at the dwelling.

According to authorities, after the fire was out, firefighters found an 84-year-old woman inside the building.

South Clarion Street fatal fire.

The woman was transported to Jefferson Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.