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1 killed, 1 critically hurt in West Garfield Park fire

A fire broke out at a house Friday in the 4400 block of West Jackson Boulevard.

A person was killed and another injured in a house fire May 14, 2021 in West Garfield Park.
A person was killed and another injured in a house fire May 14, 2021 in West Garfield Park.
Chicago fire deparment

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.