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: As Jury Deliberates In R. Kelly Sex Trafficking Case, What Impact Will Verdict Have On His Future Trials 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: Cook County Circuit Court Website Back Online, After Weeks-Long Outage Caused By Breach
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: Cold Front Passes Soon
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