1 killed, 2 injured in Bronzeville house fire

Chicago News

CHICAGO — One person was killed and two others were injured after a fire spread through a house in the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood.

The fire broke out at a single family around 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 4900 block of South Washington Park Court. Fire officials said upon arrival, they discovered a 71-year-old man, later identified as Doug Horn, in critical condition and in cardiac arrest.

Horn was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

His brother, visiting from out of town, and his sister were transported in good to fair condition to the same hospital.

No other injuries were reported.

The fire is under investigation.

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