CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police have declared the site of a fatal fire, a crime scene.
It happened this morning in the 4200 block of W. 21st St. in the city’s Lawndale neighborhood. The fire in a two-flat building sent six people to the hospital. Firefighters were called to just after 4:30 a.m. Saturday.
Four of the victims suffered severe burns and were all eventually transported to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital. Taniya Johnson, of the 4500 block of West Harrison Street, and Nathan Beller both died from the fire.