Woman dies after fire breaks out in her bedroom in West Englewood

The 40-year-old died after a fire broke out in her bedroom about 1 a.m. in the 1700 block of West 59th Street, Chicago police said.

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A woman died in a fire June 19, 2021 in West Englewood.

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A woman died in a house fire early Saturday in West Englewood on the South Side.

The 40-year-old died after a fire broke out in her bedroom about 1 a.m. in the 1700 block of West 59th Street, Chicago police said.

It was believed the cause of the fire was smoking material that was left unattended, police said.

A 13-year-old gorl and an elderly man were able to leave the building unharmed, police said.

No one else was injured.

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