68-year-old man dies in University Village fire

- A 68-year-old man died early Friday in a University Village neighborhood fire on the Near West Side.

The blaze broke out at 12:41 a.m. in the kitchen of a three-story row house in the 1100 block of South Laflin, according to the Chicago Fire Department. The man was found in a third-floor closet suffering from smoke inhalation.

He was taken to University of Illinois Hospital, where he died, fire officials said.

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