8-year-old boy in critical condition after being pulled from house fire in Philadelphia

  • Source: WCAU-TV NBC 10 Philadelphia
  • Published: 04/02/2024 12:00 AM

Two family members -- including an 8-year-old boy who suffered burns to 60% of his body -- were injured in a house fire that took place in Philadelphia's Frankford neighborhood early Tuesday, fire officials said. According to officials with the Philadelphia Fire Department, crews responded to a home along the 4300 block of Griscom Street at about 1:50 a.m. Tuesday to find a home engulfed in flames and a boy trapped inside the building. Fire crews were able to get the boy out of the fire and he was taken to a nearby hospital where he was listed in critical condition, officials said. According to fire officials, the boy's father was also taken to the hospital where he was listed in stable condition after suffering burns. The boy's mother and brother were also taken to the hospital, however, officials said they were uninjured.


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