Woman Killed in Fire

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    NEWSLETTERS

    A fire erupted in a North Philadelphia home Saturday night, killing a woman before crews got it under control.

    The fire broke out around 8 p.m. on the 5900 block of Norwood Street in the Logan section of the city, according to reports. Officials say the fire started in the kitchen of the home and then spread upstairs.

    Firefighters got the blaze under control around 8:25 p.m., according to officials.

    A woman was found dead in an upstairs, rear bedroom. Investigators have not yet revealed her identity.

    The Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania responded to offer grief counseling and other assistance to those affected by the fire.

    The cause of the fire is under investigation. Officials say there were no working smoke detectors inside the home.