(CBS) — Fire crews in north suburban Crystal Lake arrived at a burning home Tuesday afternoon and discovered a man showing no signs of life who had been dragged from out of the house by a neighbor.
The fire department arrived at the home in in the 1100 block of North Shore Drive and quickly got the fire under control.READ MORE: Bears Set To Take On Packers For First Time Since Aaron Rodgers Told Fans, 'I Still Own You;' Jimmy Graham Says Trash Talk Is Par For Course
A passer-by noticed smoke coming from the home and alerted a neighbor, according to the fire department. That neighbor entered the home and dragged the man from the home.READ MORE: Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews Has Scored No Goals So Far This Season, But He's Motivated To Work On Game
The man was not a resident of the home and is believed to be a plumber who had been working in the home with a blow torch. It is not known if the man died prior to the fire.MORE NEWS: First Illinois Case Of Omicron COVID-19 Variant Confirmed In Chicago Resident
None of the residents of the home were there at the time of the fire and no other injuries were reported.