ALSIP, Illinois (CBS) – A person died after a fire swept through an apartment building in Alsip.
At 10:42 a.m., the Alsip Fire Department was called to the building at 12559 Alpine Rd. And discovered that flames had erupted on both sides of the first and second floors.
Firefighters were told that people could be trapped in one of the apartments and rescued a person from the first floor. But this person, who is believed to be a woman, later died at the scene.
The cause of the fire was investigated Monday afternoon.