CHICAGO (CBS)– A woman and a child died in a house fire in Minooka.
Fire crews from Minooka and Channahon responded to the scene at Bell Road near Cobblestone Lane.READ MORE: SUV Crashes Into Jefferson Park Home, Landing In Basement; Driver Hospitalized
The Channahon Fire Chief confirmed the victims were a 57-year-old Susan Weber and a 5-year-old boy.READ MORE: COVID-19 Update: Indiana Reports 736 New COVID-19 Cases, 17 Additional Deaths
Two people were able to escape the fire before crews arrived. Firefighter battled through the flames to get the victims out.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.MORE NEWS: Coronavirus In Illinois: Officials Report 1,249 New COVID-19 Cases, Including 22 Additional Deaths
This is a developing story.