CHICAGO (CBS) — A fire in the South Chicago neighborhood forced three adults and four children from their home this weekend.
On Sunday night, police said arson was suspected.READ MORE: Family Of Adam Toledo Reviews Police Body Camera Video Of Teen's Fatal Shooting
The fire broke out in a house at 8340 S. Colfax Ave. near around 9 p.m. Saturday.
One of the residents told CBS 2 she was home with her mother, her sister, and her sister’s kids when the fire broke out.READ MORE: Investigation Launched After Hackers Break Into Illinois Attorney General's Computer Network
While the seven of them escaped the flames and smoke, the family dogs died.
The woman’s mother was taken to South Shore Hospital with smoke inhalation, but no injuries were reported.
The Fire Department has not confirmed the cause.MORE NEWS: "We Don't Want To Look Like A Segregated Chicago': Black Chamber Of Commerce Looks Into North Side Opportunities