CHICAGO (CBS) — Two people were found dead and one other was injured in an extra-alarm fire Thursday morning in the South Austin neighborhood.
Police said the fire started around 9:15 a.m. at a home on the 500 block of North Lawler Avenue.READ MORE: At Least 2 Killed, 18 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago
Chicago Fire Department officials said one person jumped from the burning building and was taken to Stroger Hospital with a broken leg.
A man and a woman later were found dead inside the home, which partially collapsed during the blaze.READ MORE: Woman Shot, Wounded On North Avenue On Cusp Of Humboldt Park, Logan Square
A 2-11 alarm was called for the fire, bringing in additional manpower and equipment to help extinguish the flames.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Storms Coming Sunday
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