Undisclosed number of deaths in large house fire in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A major house fire in Philadelphia early Wednesday caused deaths, according to authorities, who declined to say …

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A major house fire in Philadelphia early Wednesday caused deaths, according to authorities, who declined to say how many people died.

Firefighters and police responded to the fire in a three-story townhouse in the city’s Fairmount neighborhood around 6:40 a.m. and found flames coming from the windows on the second floor, firefighters said. The house had been converted into two apartments, police said.

The fire was brought under control after less than an hour, but officials remained at the scene at. 9.30

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