Philadelphia House Fire: Eight children, four adults killed in horrific PA house fire on Wednesday morning.
Philadelphia Fire Department (PFD) were called to a horrific house fire on the 800 block of N. 23rd St. on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.
Upon fire services arrival at the location at about 6:40 a.m., they found heavy fire coming from the second floor of a three-story rowhouse. It took 50 minutes to place the fire under control, authorities said.
Fire officials confirmed that 12 people which includes eight children and four adults were killed in the fire.
According to authorities, the cause of the fire is under investigation by the PFD Fire Marshal’s Office in cooperation with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). The Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the causes of death.