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Man killed in West Englewood fire

Lonnie McDowell, 61, was killed in the fire in the 6300 block of South Honore Avenue.

A man died in fire Nov. 22, 2020 in West Englewood, police said.
A man died in fire Nov. 22, 2020 in West Englewood, police said.
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A man was killed in a fire early Sunday in West Englewood, police said.

The fire happened about 12:15 a.m. at a two-flat home in the 6300 block of South Honore Avenue, Chicago police said.

A 61-year-old man was pronounced dead on the scene as a result of the fire, according to police.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Lonnie McDowell.

A 55-year-old woman was transported to St. Bernard Hospital in good condition, police said.

The fire appeared to be electrical and started on the first floor of the home, according to police.

Seven people have been displaced by the incident.