Heat-related death reported in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA - July 18, 2013 (WPVI) -- Philadelphia is reporting its first heat-related death of the current heat wave.
A 57-year-old man was found dead in his West Oak Lane home Thursday.
The Health Department said there was an air conditioner in the home, but it was not running.
A box fan was being used.
The man also suffered from chronic lung disease.
His name has not been released pending notification of relatives.
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