Philadelphia Firefighters Extinguish Blaze, Find Torched Body in Vacant Lot

Firefighters found a person's charred remains in a vacant North Philadelphia lot Friday morning.

Firefighters responded to the 1700 block of W Allegheny for the report of a fire around 10:45 a.m., said Philadelphia Police.

They quickly doused the fire and found the body.

No word yet on a possible identification for the person.

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