It was a discovery made just a couple of weeks ago, and the Fire Department has been scrambling to correct the situation.
The extra alarm fire at a Morgan Park condo left nearly 50 without a place to live.
Thomas Flahive was a healthy 58-year-old, his fellow firefighters tell CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.
With the Fourth of July less than a week away, fire officials are worried that errant fireworks could start deadly fires.
Firefighters say two men who died in a fire in the Back of the Yards neighborhood might have had a chance to get out, of the building had had smoke detectors.
The fire began just before 4 p.m. in a four-story occupied building at 7957 S. Dobson Ave., and several residents were displaced.
Chicago Police officers shot and wounded a man on the city’s South Side Monday.