1 killed, 1 injured in South Side fire

January 13, 2011 4:18:51 AM PST
One person died and another was injured in a deadly fire on the city's South Side Wednesday night.

Firefighters responded to the blaze in the 6800-block of South St. Lawrence.

The fire started in the basement of a two-story building where the victim, who was in his 80s, was found. Firefighters rescued a second person, also in his 80s. That person was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The fire's cause is under investigation.