CHICAGO (CBS) — A 90-year-old man was killed in a house fire Monday afternoon in the Sauganash neighborhood on the Northwest Side, Fire Department officials said.
Chicago firefighters responded to a fire at a ranch-style home on the 5600 block of North Kerbs Avenue, after receiving reports of a person trapped inside. Crews found a 90-year-old man dead during their primary search of the home.READ MORE: Man Killed, Two Others Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash In Homan Square
Fire Department officials said an elderly woman escaped the fire unharmed.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Severe Storms, Including Risk Of Tornadoes And Large Hail, In Afternoon And Evening
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