Child dies in South Side fire

November 15, 2010 9:01:35 PM PST
A fire at a South Side apartment building claimed the life of a 3-year old boy Monday afternoon.

The blaze started about 2 p.m. Monday afternoon at 70th and Dorchester.

When firefighters arrived they found the 3-year-old boy, Deavion Arnold, behind a bed.

The boy's great-grandmother was discovered in a hallway. She is at the University of Chicago Hospital in serious condition.

Officials say it appears the fire began in the kitchen while someone was cooking.


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