CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was found dead Thursday evening in a fire that broke out in an apartment building in the Brainerd neighborhood.
The fire broke out in the building at 9211 S. Loomis St., according to the Fire Department.READ MORE: Teen, 15, Shot In The Loop
The blaze began on a back porch and spread, officials said.READ MORE: CTA Bus Driver Beaten Near Millennium Park
A 62-year-old man was killed in the fire, the Fire Department said.MORE NEWS: Oak Park And River Forest High School Ban On Activities Due To COVID Outbreak Sparks Outrage
Firefighters said it appears the man’s apartment did not have a working smoke detector.