CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was found dead after a house fire in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side late Tuesday, fire officials said.
Crews responded at 9:34 p.m. to the blaze at a two-and-a-half story home in the 400 block of North Leclaire Avenue, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Juan Hernandez said.READ MORE: Man's Body Pulled From Lake Michigan In Evanston, Hours After Crews Rescuing 3 Other People Find His Belongings On Beach
A 62-year-old man was found dead after the fire was extinguished, Hernandez said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the fatality.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Last Weekend Of Summer May Be Among Nicest
Another person who lives in the home was displaced, fire officials said.
The cause of the blaze was unknown early Wednesday.MORE NEWS: At Least 5 People Killed, 20 Wounded So Far In Chicago Weekend Gun Violence; 3-Year-Old Boy Among Survivors
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