CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman in her 60s was found dead late Wednesday morning as firefighters responded to a fire at a West Ridge apartment building.
The fire started around 10:50 a.m. at an apartment building on the 5600 block of North Washtenaw Avenue, right off Lincoln Avenue.READ MORE: Chicago Police Officer Released From Hospital After Being Shot In Shopping Center Parking Lot At North And Sheffield Avenues
During a search of the building, firefighters found a woman in her 60s who had died.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Pleasant Parade Weather Tuesday
The cause of the fire was under investigation.MORE NEWS: More Than A Third Of CPD Staff Missed Vaccine Reporting Deadline; City Could Begin Placing Employees On 'No Pay' Status Today
No further information was immediately available.
5649 n Washtenaw a woman in her 60's was found deceased during a search of the building as crews worked the fire. No cause on the fire yet. CFD OFI is working the scene. Fire reported at about 10:50 this morning.
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