1 Dead, 1 Missing in Fire That Destroyed Northeast Philadelphia House - NBC 10 Philadelphia

1 Dead, 1 Missing in Fire That Destroyed Northeast Philadelphia House

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    House Fire Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Unaccounted For

    Neighbors were concerned after flames ripped through a nearby home in Northeast Philly. The neighbors tried to get two brothers out of the home before things got worse, but they say the brothers refused to heed their pleas and at least one died in the fire. The other is missing but presumed dead. (Published Saturday, March 16, 2019)

    One person is dead and another is missing after a fire swept through a home in Northeast Philadelphia on Friday evening, firefighters said.

    Two brothers lived in the house on the 3200 block of Birch Road, according to neighbors, who added that they were reclusive. The missing brother is presumed to be dead.

    Three firefighters were hurt at the scene, Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel said. Their injuries were minor to moderate, but all were expected to be okay, he said.

    Check back soon for more details on this breaking news story.