CHICAGO (CBS)– A woman died in a house fire in south suburban Sauk Village Sunday night.
According to fire officials, an “unattended smoking material” started a fire at the house on 223rd Street, just before 9 p.m.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Frost Advisory Along And North Of I-88
A woman died in the home.READ MORE: Plan For High-Rise Development Has Some Oak Park Residents Fired Up
One firefighter was knocked back from an explosion and suffered a muscle injury.
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The house is now boarded up due to the damage.