2008-10-02 / Local & State

2 Jump From Burning Building; 1 Dies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Arson is blamed for a fire that killed a woman and injured a man in Philadelphia.

The woman jumped from a burning second-story apartment to escape the fire that broke out around 1 a.m. Thursday.

The woman was identified as 58- year-old Loretta Cannon. The name of the 52-year-old man found inside the apartment was not immediately released.

No one was immediately charged, but police were questioning someone.

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