CHICAGO — Two women are dead after a house fire Tuesday in West Englewood, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The fire was reported in the 7200 block of South Wolcott Avenue, according to the fire department. This is on the city’s South Side.
In a tweet, the fire department said two women were found dead during a secondary search.
The house didn’t have any working smoke detectors, the fire department said during a press conference.
This is the second fatal fire on Tuesday in the city.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Additional details, including the identities of the women who died, haven’t been released.