By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

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.

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The blaze began on a back porch and spread, officials said.

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A 62-year-old man was killed in the fire, the Fire Department said.

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Firefighters said it appears the man’s apartment did not have a working smoke detector.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff