Southwest Philadelphia

Woman, 2 Children Killed in Philadelphia House Fire

The fire broke out early Friday evening in a row home, and firefighters found the three victims inside.


A 40-year-old woman and her two young children died in a fire in Southwest Philadelphia Friday evening, fire officials said.

The victims were not identified, other than their ages. The children were both boys, ages 4 and 1.

Firefighters arrived in the 2000 block of Bonnaffon Street, off Upland Street, at about 6:30 p.m. They pulled the woman and two children from the fire, but they each died a short time later, officials said.

A cause of the fire was not immediately known.

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