A man was killed in a house fire in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section Monday night. Credit: Getty Images A man was killed in a house fire in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section Monday night.
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UPDATE:CBS Philly has identified the man killed in the fire as a Vietnam veteran.

 

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A man was killed in a house fire in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section Monday night.

 

The fire broke out along the 3100 block of Cedar Street about 9:30 p.m., 6ABC Action News reports.

 

It took firefighters about 25 minutes to get the fire under control. Fire crews arrived to find heavy fire raging throughout the two-story home.