Four kids killed in massive fire in Philadelphia

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

PHILADELPHIA, PA. – Instead of enjoying the fireworks — Philadelphia firefighters were hard at work putting out a massive blaze.

Four kids — killed in the fire that swept through eight row-houses in southwest Philly.

The victims — a one month old boy, a four year-old boy and twin four year old girls, were found inside the home where the fire started.

Officials say the flames burned at least ten houses — destroying eight.

Now, more than forty people are without a place to live.

But locals say temporary shelter is being provided at a local high school.

Firefighters were eventually able to contain the fire.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.