1 dead in Antioch house fire

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Monday, March 16, 2015
A house fire in unincorporated Antioch killed a man and injured several other people early Sunday morning.

ANTIOCH, Ill. (WLS) -- Investigators are trying to figure out the cause of a house fire that killed a man in unincorporated Antioch.

PHOTOS: Antioch house fire kills 1, injures several

The flames erupted Sunday morning at a house on Drexel Boulevard. The fire reportedly started in an upstairs room.

Six people who were inside made it out, most of their injuries are minor.

A seventh resident, Lowell Simonson, was found in an upstairs bedroom and died on the way to the hospital.

His wife is hospitalized in serious condition.