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Woman, 76, found dead after fire at Edgewater apartment

Emergency crews respond to a fire in the 6100 block of North Kenmore where a 76-year-old woman was found. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times

A 76-year-old woman was found dead early Saturday after a fire broke out at an apartment in the North Side Edgewater neighborhood.

Firefighters responded about 2 a.m. to the fire in the 6100 block of North Kenmore and found the woman dead, according to Chicago Fire Media Affairs and Chicago Police.

No other injuries were reported, fire media affairs said.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, authorities said.

A Chicago Police officer responds to a fire early Saturday in the 6100 block of North Kenmore where a 76-year-old woman was found dead. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times
A Chicago Police officer responds to a fire early Saturday in the 6100 block of North Kenmore where a 76-year-old woman was found dead. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times