Man killed, woman seriously hurt in Brainerd fire

The fire broke out a home in the 9400 block of South Halsted Street.

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A fire broke out April 9, 2021 in Brainerd on the South Side.

A fire broke out April 9, 2021 in Brainerd on the South Side.

Chicago Fire Department

One person died and another was seriously wounded in a fire Friday night in Brainerd on the South Side.

The fire broke out after 11 p.m. in the 9400 block of South Halsted Street, according to Chicago fire officials.

Firefighters pulled a woman out of the home and she was transported to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious condition, fire officials said.

Crews also searched for a 75-year-old man trapped inside the home but flames were too intense to make a rescue, fire officials said.

He was identified as John Macone by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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