Firefighters Douse Flames Inside Southwest Philadelphia Home After Man Barricades Himself Inside, Officials Say

Police were called to the 2500 block of South 71st Street in Eastwick just before 4 a.m. Saturday morning.

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- Breaking news now out of Southwest Philadelphia. Firefighters have put out a house fire that was at the scene of a standoff this morning. Police were called to the 2500 Block of South 71st Street in Eastwick just before 4 o'clock this morning, after a man reportedly barricaded himself inside of the home. Now, there is no word yet on whether anyone else was inside of that home at the time or how the fire started. Firefighters had the flames under control around 5:15 this morning.