Two Dead From Three-Alarm House Fire In La Grange

LA GRANGE (CBS) — A 3-11 alarm fire broke out in southwest suburban La Grange early this morning, killing a man and a woman, officials said.

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Firefighters rushed to a home in the 900 block of Kensington Avenue about 1:30 a.m., said Captain David Rapp of the La Grange Fire Department.

A man in his 90s was transported from the home to Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:32 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A woman whose age was not available was transported to the same hospital, Rapp said. She was pronounced dead at 5:18 a.m. at the hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Firefighters have extinguished the fire, but officials are still working to determine its cause, Rapp said.


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