2009-05-14 / Local & State

Philadelphia 12-Year-Old Boy Killed In Fire

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that killed a 12- year-old boy in Philadelphia.

Officials say three adults and another child managed to escape the fire early Monday in a southwest Philadelphia row house.

Firefighters were called about 3 a.m. and brought the fire under control in about 20 minutes. The boy's body was found in a second-floor bedroom.

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