The Will County coroner was called to the scene.
The fire was described by officials as fast-moving and the home was engulfed in flames. A local building inspector was in the neighborhood and reported seeing flames shooting out of the 2 1/2 story house.
Neighbors report a couple reside at the home.
Fire officials said the house was destroyed in the blaze. They did not release the identity of the body.
The STNG Wire contributed to this report.