Burnham man, 64, dies in fire at his home in the south suburb

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A 64-year-old Burnham man was killed in a fire Friday at his home in the south suburb.

James Bennett was pronounced dead of fire-related injuries at 11:25 p.m. at Franciscam St. Margaret Health in Hammond, Ind., according to the Lake County, Ind., coroner’s office.

Burnham Fire Chief Andrew Horberg said it’s not clear yet what caused the fire.

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