CHICAGO – A woman was killed and a man and police officer injured in a fire on Chicago’s West Side early Saturday.
Firefighters were called to the 2100 block of North Merrimac Avenue around 3 a.m. Saturday in the Galewood neighborhood.
Police officers were already on the scene and attempted to rescue two people, a man and woman, from inside the home.
The woman died on the way to the hospital. The man was taken to a hospital in critical condition with burns; he also suffered from smoke inhalation.
An officer received treatment for a minor burn on his hand.
Officials are still investigating.