Rogers Park Fire Kills One, Injures Firefighter


A 60-year-old man was critically injured and later died after a fire broke out in an apartment unit on the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

A firefighter also suffered a lower leg injury in the fire and was taken to St. Francis for treatment, according to a Fire Department spokesperson quoted in the Chicago Tribune.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

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