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: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Attorney Calls For Mistrial And Accuses Judge Of Lunging At Her; Judge Denies Claims And Motion
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: Chicago Weather: Disturbance Brings Chance Of Rain-Snow Mix To Our North Overnight
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: View Live Radar
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