75-year-old man dies in Dolton house fire

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A 75-year-old man was pronounced dead after he was found inside a burning home onTuesday morning in south suburban Dolton.

Crews responding to the blaze about 6:30 a.m. in the 14500 block of Arthur Court found heavy fire and smoke, according to the Dolton Fire Department.

During a search of the building, firefighters found Gary Lambert unconsciousand attempted life-saving emergency care, the fire department said.

Lambert was taken to St. Margaret’s Franciscan Health in Hammond, Indiana, wherehe was pronounced dead at 7:51 a.m., according to the Lake County Coroner’s office in Indiana.

Lambert suffered severe burns, but a ruling on his manner of death waspending further investigation, the coroner’s office said.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation Wednesday.

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