1 dead in South Side fire

January 17, 2009 5:42:18 AM PST
A 51-year-old man was killed early Saturday morning in a building fire on Chicago's south side. The fire was reported about 2:15 a.m.

Firefighters rushed to a three story residence on the 8200-block of South Ellis.

The fire was contained to one room.

A 51-year-old man was found dead at the scene.

His identity has not yet been released.

No one else was injured or displaced by the fire.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.


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