Philadelphia Pa- Sunday- 4-25-99

A 14 year old male died as a result of a 1-Alarm fire that occurred in the Somerton Section of the City. Philly firefighters responded to a dwelling fire at 417 AM, in the 700 Block of Selmer St. They found a 2 story twin, with heavy fire on the 1st floor, and heavy smoke on the second floor, with a report of people trapped on the 2nd floor. An adult male had apparently jumped from the 2nd floor window ,and arriving firefighters rescued an adult female, and 2 males from the second floor The 14 year old male was pronounced at a area hospital, and the parents and 10 year old male are in critical condition at this time. The Fire Marshall has determined that the fire was arson.

------------------
Greg Masi
Phila.Second Alarmers




[This message has been edited by Greg Masi (edited April 26, 1999).]