Elderly woman dies in Tinley Park house fire

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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.

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  • Lynn

    I am sorry this lady loss her life.I offer my condolences to the family and friends. Draw close to God during this difficult time and He will draw close to you.