Man, 58, killed in South Side fire

August 6, 2010 7:08:22 AM PDT
A 58-year-old man is dead after an early Friday morning fire.The fire broke out just after midnight in the 4400-block of South Wood in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. Tadeusz Lichocki was pronounced dead at the medical examiner's office at 5:15 a.m.

Investigators say they do not believe the fire is suspicious, but have yet to pinpoint the cause.

Fire officials say someone stole a hydrant wrench from firefighters at the scene, but that did not affect how quickly they put out the fire.


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