An elderly woman was killed in a house fire in Tinley Park.
It happened around 8:00 p.m. in the 17-hundred block of Oketo Avenue.
Firefighters responded to a 911 call from a neighbor of the 78-year-old woman. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The fire was put out in fifteen minutes, but caused a lot of damage.
Authorities said the woman lived alone. Her name has not been released.