CHICAGO (CBS)– A man is dead and an 80-year-old woman is in critical condition after a fire in Englewood.
A fire broke out at a two-story house in the 5600 block of South Bishop Street just before 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Mainly Clear And Not As Cold Sunday Night
According to police, the 36-year-old man was found on the first floor and was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: At Least 20 Shot, 2 Killed In Weekend Violence In Chicago
An 80-year-old woman was taken to the same hospital with smoke inhalation in critical condition.
Residents on the second floor were alerted by a smoke alarm and exited the house. A resident told CBS 2 there was smoke on the first floor. They are now displaced.oMORE NEWS: Boy, 11, Shot And Wounded In West Pullman; He Is Second Child Shot In Area Within Week
The cause of the fire is under investigation.