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House fire in Port Richmond; 1 man dead

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

One man is dead following a house fire in Port Richmond.

The blaze broke out at 9:30 p.m. Monday in a 2-story row house in the 3100 block of Cedar Street.

Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire throughout the home.

Initial reports indicated that one person had been injured. Action News learned a short time later that person did not survive.

It took crews about 25 minutes to get the upper hand.

At least one adjoining home sustained damage.

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