A North Philadelphia boy was in very critical condition Monday night after being caught in a house fire.
The blaze broke out around 10 on the 1800 block of N 27th Street. Firefighters found the boy in the home and began performing CPR, according to officials.
The boy was taken to Temple Hospital.
Breaking news and the stories that matter to your neighborhood.
No one else was injured in the fire.
It took firefighters less than a half an hour to control the flames.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
Fan, follow and download: Get the latest from NBCPhiladelphia.com anytime, anywhere. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and NBC Philadelphia. Sign up for our breaking news newsletter. And, get breaking news delivered right to your mobile phone -- just text PHIBREAKING to 639710 to sign up. (Message and data rates may apply.)