Man, 80, dies after Albany Park fire

A blaze broke out Sunday at a two-story home in the 4200 block of North Monticello Avenue, officials said.

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A fire broke out at a home in Albany Park Jan. 10, 2021.

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An 80-year-old man died after being critically injured in a fire Sunday at a home in the Albany Park neighborhood.

John Bochenek died Monday afternoon at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Firefighters responded to the blaze about 7:40 p.m. at a two-story home in the 4200 block of North Monticello Avenue, Chicago fire officials said.

Crews pulled the man from the fire and took him to Swedish Covenant Hospital in “grave” condition, officials said then.

Autopsy results released Tuesday found he died of injuries from Sunday’s fire on the Northwest Side.

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