The fire broke out a home in the 9400 block of South Halsted Street.
One person died and another was seriously wounded in a fire Friday night in Brainerd on the South Side.
The fire broke out after 11 p.m. in the 9400 block of South Halsted Street, according to Chicago fire officials.
Still and Box on Halsted will be a fatal fire. One occupant non ambulatory was trapped inside. Flames too intense to make rescue. Adult male. pic.twitter.com/ACS4OUf7U9
— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) April 10, 2021
Firefighters pulled a woman out of the home and she was transported to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious condition, fire officials said.
Crews also searched for a 75-year-old man trapped inside the home but flames were too intense to make a rescue, fire officials said.
He was identified as John Macone by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.