99-year-old woman dies in South Chicago fire

Crews responded to the residential fire in the 8200 block of South Saginaw Avenue just after midnight, Chicago police said.

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A 99-year-old woman is dead after a fire broke out in a South Chicago home Thursday night.

Crews responded to a residential fire in the 8200 block of South Saginaw Avenue just after midnight, Chicago police said.

The Chicago Fire Department transported the Almaisa Herard to Trinity Hospital, where she died, police said.

No other injuries were reported.

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