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Woman Killed, Firefighters Hurt in Fox Chase House Fire

The woman, who was between the ages of 70 and 72, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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    Woman Killed and Firefighters Hurt in Fox Chase Fire

    A woman died from her injuries while two firefighters are in stable condition following a house fire in the Fox Chase section of Philadelphia.

    (Published Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018)

    A woman was killed while two firefighters were hurt in a house fire in Philadelphia’s Fox Chase neighborhood.

    The fire started inside a home on the 7600 block of Verree Road at 6:22 p.m. Saturday. Responding firefighters went inside the home and found a woman on the second floor. The woman, who was between the ages of 70 and 72, was pronounced dead at the scene. The fire was later placed under control at 7:49 p.m.

    Two firefighters also suffered non-life-threatening injuries. They were both taken to the hospital and are in stable condition.

    Officials are investigating the cause of the fire.