Police, firefighters and paramedics from Lincolnwood responded about 4:15 p.m. Monday, June 7, 2021 to a report of a house fire in the block of 6900 Karlov Avenue in Lincolnwood.
The first fire crew on arrival reported smoke showing from the attached garage. Firefighters also discovered flames showing from a window in the house as the fire spread from the garage to the home.
Firefighters removed an unresponsive man in his 80s from the home; and paramedics transported him to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, where he was pronounced dead about five hours later.
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At approximately 4:30 PM, the #Lincolnwood Fire Department and other mutual aid departments responded to a box alarm fire on the 6900 block of Karlov Avenue. One person was transported in critical condition. Now on @CapturedNews. pic.twitter.com/w1r2Xvrg9r
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Firefighters from Evanston, Morton Grove and Skokie responded to the working fire before a MABAS Box Alarm was activated. MABAS Division NUMBER Box Alarm #3-15F1 was activated at 4:42 p.m.
Firefighters, paramedics and/or command officers from Chicago, Glenview, Niles, Northbrook, Northfield, North Maine, and Park Ridge were assigned to the scene.
Firefighters, paramedics and/or command officers from Des Plaines were assigned to stand by in a Lincolnwood fire station.
An Investigators Box Alarm was requested at 5:55 p.m.
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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