Man, 91, dies after Far South Side house fire; woman critically injured, officials say

Man, 91, dies after Far South Side house fire; woman critically injured, officials say

CHICAGO (TOC) — One individual is useless and one other critically was injured in a home hearth in West Pullman on the Far South Aspect Friday afternoon.

Neighbors stated they initially noticed what they thought was fog outdoors the home however shortly realized it was smoke and shortly noticed flames taking pictures from the roof.

Hearth officers responded round 3 p.m. to the 11600-Block of South Aberdeen Road.

Witnesses stated the hearth division arrived inside two minutes.

“They got here instantly. They got here actually quick,” stated one neighbor. “We seen them carry her out and so they was making an attempt to revive her on the bottom and I do not know if she made it or not…. They introduced the husband out like 15, 10 minutes later and so they simply had him lined.”

Chicago firefighters have put out the blaze, however two aged residents have been transported to native hospitals in vital situation, in keeping with officers.

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Neighbors informed ABC7 the couple who dwell inside the house, each stated to be of their 90s, have lived on the block for greater than 60 years.

Clarence Johnson, 91, was later pronounced useless on the hospital, in keeping with the Prepare dinner County health worker.

The reason for the hearth is underneath investigation.

This can be a creating story and shall be up to date when extra info turns into obtainable.

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