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One Dead In West Garfield Park Fire

CHICAGO (CBS) — One person is dead from a fire in Chicago’s West Garfield Park neighborhood.

According to the Chicago Fire Department, it happened in the 4300 block of West Maypole Friday afternoon.

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The man tried to escape but succumbed to heavy smoke. He was taken to West Suburban Hospital where he later died.

A smoke detector was found, but the battery was dead.

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This is a developing story.

Source: CBS Chicago | News Colony

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