Deadly South Side fire called arson

July 29, 2008 7:07:29 PM PDT
A deadly fire on Chicago's South Side is being called aggravated arson. Firefighters were called to the house in the 2400-block of South Hamlin in the Little Village neighborhood early Sunday morning.

Three of the seven people living in the home were rushed to hospitals. One man -- 42 year-old Ramon Rolon -- died of smoke inhalation.

Family members say Rolon's mother believes the fire was intentionally set.

Fire officials say there were no working smoke detectors in the home.

No one is in custody.

The family of Rolon has set up a fund to raise money for his funeral. Donations can be made to Charter One Bank - 708. 656.0800


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