1 killed, another hurt in Belmont Cragin fire

The blaze broke out just before 8 p.m. in the 5100 block of West Grand Avenue, fire officials said.

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At least two people were hurt in a fire Dec. 18, 2021, in Belmont Cragin.

At least two people were hurt in a fire Dec. 18, 2021, in Belmont Cragin.

Chicago Fire Department

One person was killed and another injured in a fire Saturday night in Belmont Cragin on the Northwest Side, according to Chicago fire officials.

The blaze broke out just before 8 p.m. in the 5100 block of West Grand Avenue, fire officials said.

One person was taken to Community First Medical Center, where they were later pronounced dead, officials said. The other was listed in serious condition at West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park.

Crews have not been able to complete a search of the structure due to the building’s instability.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, officials said.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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