Man dies in N. Phila. fire

Inquirer staff report:

A 66-year-old man died this morning from injuries suffered in a house fire in North Philadelphia, officials said.

The victim, not identified, was rushed to Hahnemann University Hospital suffering from smoke inhalation, but did not survive.

The fire in a 3-store row home on the 1400 block of Girard Avenue was reported about 1:30 and declared under control within 15 minutes.

Other residents of the building escaped without serious injury. 

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