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Victim ID'd in NW Side fire

March 2, 2009 2:28:47 PM PST
A 61-year old man died Sunday night in a fire on Chicago's Northwest Side. A firefighter was also injured in the fire in a two-flat in the Avondale neighborhood. It broke out Sunday night in the 3300-block of North Lawndale.

Firefighters found the man unconscious. He later died at Swedish Covenant Hospital. The medical examiner has identified him as Mirostaw Dziemidowicz.

A firefighter was slightly overcome by smoke inside the building.


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