Woman killed in Englewood house fire

Firefighters found the woman inside the home about 5:20 a.m. in the 6900 block of South Stewart Avenue.

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A woman was killed in a fire June 4, 2021 in Englewood,

A woman was killed in a fire June 4, 2021 in Englewood,

Chicago Fire Department

A woman was killed and six others displaced in a house fire early Friday in Englewood on the South Side.

Firefighters found the woman inside the home about 5:20 a.m. in the 6900 block of South Stewart Avenue, Chicago police and Chicago Fire officials said.

She was pulled from the home and was pronounced dead, police said. She was identified as Carmella Spears, 33, by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Four other adults and two children, 2 and 11, were displaced by the fire, police said.

All smoke detectors were present and working at the time of the blaze, according to fire officials.

The cause of the fire is unknown, fire officials said.

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