A person was killed and another critically hurt in a house fire Friday night in West Garfield Park.
About 11:20 p.m., firefighters responded to a blaze at a house in the 4400 block of West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago Fire officials said.
A person, who is believed to be male, was found dead at the scene, fire officials said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office hasn’t released details on the death.
A woman, in her 70s, was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital for smoke inhalantion, according to fire officials.
Chicago Fire Department are investigating the cause of the fire.
4452 W. Jackson Still & Box fire; fire is out; 1 Female victim in her 70s taken to Mt. Sinai in critical condition (smoke inhalation); 1 DOA victim believed to be male in his 60s. Fire is under investigation. No further info (Merritt). pic.twitter.com/qM8YOIvOzX— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) May 15, 2021