Austin building fire leaves 1 dead

The blaze erupted Wednesday morning in a two-story building in the 1600 block of North Mayfield Avenue.

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Crews respond to a fire Dec. 21, 2022 in Austin on the West Side.

Crews respond to a fire Dec. 21, 2022 in Austin on the West Side.

Chicago Fire Department

One person was killed in a fire Wednesday morning in Austin.

The blaze broke out after 10:30 a.m. at a two-story building in the 1600 block of North Mayfield Avenue, Chicago fire officials said.

One person was killed in the fire, according to officials.

Authorities have not released more information.

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