WAUKEGAN, Ill. (CBS) — A man was found dead late Monday at the scene of an apartment fire in Waukegan.
The Waukegan Fire Department was called at 5:15 p.m. for a fire at 542 Washington St. in Waukegan, near the downtown area.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Some Severe Storms For Northwest Indiana Sunday Afternoon, Severe Storms Still Expected Sunday Night
Firefighters found an apartment on fire on the 10th floor of a 12-story building and put out the fire. At the scene, they found the body of an elderly man, who was pronounced dead on the scene.READ MORE: Police Call In SWAT Team After Woman Is Found Shot At Club Quarters Central Loop Hotel Downtown
The fire was contained to one unit and no one else was displaced.
The fire department is investigating with the help of Waukegan police, the Illinois State Fire Marshal’s office, and the Lake County Coroner’s office.MORE NEWS: Woman Killed, 12-Year-Old And Infant In Critical Condition After Hit-And-Run Crash
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