By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman was killed in an extra-alarm house fire in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood Monday.

The fire broke out just before 10 a.m. at 8032 S. Hermitage Ave. The Fire Department called a 2-11 alarm for extra equipment to fight the blaze.

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A woman about 45 years old was found in the rear bedroom and was pulled from the fire as soon as firefighters arrived, but had already suffered severe burns and smoke inhalation, the Fire Department said.

The woman was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She was identified as Cecelia Glinsey.

Four adults were displaced by the fire. No firefighters were injured.

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Officials said careless smoking might have caused the fire. The house did not have working smoke detectors, officials said.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff