Person dies in West Ridge fireSun-Times Wireon March 3, 2021 at 6:16 pm

A Chicago Fire Department truck.
A person died in a fire Feb. 3, 2021 in West Ridge. | Sun-Times file photo

A person was found dead Wednesday in the 5600 block of North Washtenaw Avenue.

A person was found dead in an apartment building fire Wednesday in West Ridge on the North Side.

Firefighters responded to the fire about 10:50 a.m. in the 5600 block of North Washtenaw Avenue, the Chicago Fire Department said on social media.

The person was found dead while firefighters conducted a search of the building, the department said.

A Chicago Fire spokesman was unable to provide additional information.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office hasn’t released details on the death.

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