(CBS) — Two women and an infant died in fire overnight in southwest suburban Joliet.
Firefighters were called to a fire at 16 N. Center St. around 2 a.m. Saturday and found a house fully engulfed in flames, Joliet Police Chief Brian Benton tells CBS 2.READ MORE: 1,250 New COVID-19 Cases In Indiana Thursday
After putting out the fire, authorities learned two women — 28 and 29 — and an infant less than one year old were found dead inside, he said.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, he said.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: New Coronavirus Cases Down Over The Past Week, But Hospitalizations Still Climbing
A fourth occupant, a male, jumped out of a second-floor window and survived, Joliet fire officials said.
Further details were not available.MORE NEWS: Over 15,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 Pandemic