Video: Seven Fires Early This Morning in One Chicago Neighborhood Leaves One Dead

Companies in Chicago were busy early this morning taking in seven fires in one neighborhood.  All the fires appear to be the work of an arsonist.  More on the fires below.

ABC 7 Chicago – “A man was found dead at the scene of one of seven fires that authorities said were intentionally set on Chicago’s Southwest Side. His death was classified as a homicide.
Police said all of the arsons were set around 3 a.m. Friday. Around 100 firefighters from across the city helped extinguish those fires.”

ABC 7

ABC 7

“Paul Foertsch, a Chicago Fire Department district chief, said the fires started in alley garbage cans that eventually spread to garages and homes.

Firefighters who responded to a blaze in a garage in the 2100-block of West 21st Street in the city’s Heart of Chicago neighborhood discovered an adult male inside, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.”

ABC 7

ABC 7

“Crews responded to six other fires early Friday morning. A family of eight was displaced from their single-family home in the 2200-block of South Blue Island Avenue, but no one was hurt. Three garages, one in the 1700-block of West 21st Street, another in the 2100-block of South Wood and another in the 1800-block of West 21st Street.”…Continue Reading Here

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