A house fire killed an elderly woman in South Philadelphia on Monday. (Credit: Getty Images) A house fire killed an elderly woman in South Philadelphia on Monday. (Credit: Getty Images)

 

An elderly woman was killed in a house fire in South Philadelphia on Monday afternoon.

 

The fire happened about 4 p.m. Monday in a row home on the 2100 block of Pierce Street, 6ABC Action News reports.

 

Firefighters reportedly found several kerosene heaters inside the home. The cause of the fatal fire remains under investigation.