Woman Killed, Firefighter Injured in House Fire on 223rd St, Sauk Village NEWS

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A woman died in a house fire in south suburban Sauk Village Sunday night (CBS Chicago reports). YouTube Tips ⓘ

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Sauk Village responded about 8:45 p.m. Sunday, April 18, 2021 to a report of a house fire in the block of 3100 223rd Street near Murphy Avenue.

Police and firefighters arrived on the scene and discovered a man outside the house, who said his wife was still trapped inside the burning house.

Firefighters began an interior attack, but were forced to evacuate because of rapidly deteriorating fire conditions. Fire burned through the roof, and the woman was later found dead inside the house.

A MABAS Division 27 Box Alarm #5101 was activated at 9:01 PM. A Mayday and 2nd Alarm response was requested at 9:11 PM. An EMS Box Alarm at 9:14 PM.

The Mayday response was activated after a firefighter was injured in a small explosion, and was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and released.

The Illinois State Fire Marshal was called to the scene — a standard procedure in a fire involving a fatality.

The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.


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