Woman, Baby Killed in Extra-Alarm Chicago Fire

A fire on Chicago’s South Side killed a woman in her 40s and an 11-month-old baby girl.

The extra-alarm fire began shortly before 11 a.m. local time in the Englewood neighborhood and ultimately extended to three homes, according to the Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/H1QmqT). One of the homes was vacant but two were occupied.

The fire was brought under control around noon, and the baby was found on the first floor of the home and a 49-year-old woman on the second floor

For further details, go to http://trib.in/H1QmqT.

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