WEST CHICAGO, Ill. — A man is dead after a fire broke out in a West Chicago home Wednesday night.
Three people were in a home in the 100 block of West Grand Lake Boulevard when the fire broke out about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. It took firefighters about an hour to put out the blaze, which is believed to have started on the first floor.
Firefighters were able to rescue a 92-year-old man by taking him out of the house through a second-floor window.
A 53-year-old man was found dead on the second floor. His identity has not yet been released.
A woman made it out safely.
Two dogs who lived in the home escaped, but were still unaccounted for Thursday.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.