Video of a fatal fire early this morning in Chicago in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. Companies were able to rescue two people from the fire, however one of those victims was later pronounced dead. The video by CBS Chicago has more details on this fire. Details can also be found below.
CHICAGO (CBS) — “A woman was killed and a man was critically injured in an apartment fire early Wednesday in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.”
“As the Fire Department was coming around the alley, I seen somebody up in the window, and I was screaming to them, ‘There’s somebody in the building still. There’s somebody up there.’ So I could hear Fire Department, like,‘Where? Where?’ and I’m like, ‘In the window,” so all of a sudden they just started running up to the roof and breaking all the windows,” Jose Cedeno said.”
“We found heavy fire on the second floor. During a primary search, Tower Ladder 14 and Truck 36 found two victims,” Fire Department Deputy District Chief Jack Nagle said.”
“Nagle said smoke detectors were found in the hallway and in the rear apartments, but some of them were not working.”…Continue Reading Here