CFD: 80-year-old man killed in Albany Park fire

SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE - An 80-year-old man was killed in a fire at a two-story Albany Park building on the Northwest Side Friday evening.

Crews were on scene about 6:40 p.m. fighting the fire at the two-story building in the 4200 block of North St. Louis, according to Chicago Fire Media Affairs.

Two hose lines were used to attack the flames, which were contained to the building’s second floor, according to Chicago Fire Media Affairs.

An 80-year-old man was killed in the fire, Chicago Fire Media Affairs said.

An autopsy Saturday found he died of thermal injuries and inhalation of combustion products from the fire, with hypertensive cardiovascular disease as a secondary cause of death, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. His identity had not been released.

The fire did not spread to other structures, and was put out by 7 p.m., Chicago Fire Media Affairs said.

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