CHICAGO - A woman and 15-year-old girl died in a house fire early Sunday in Gresham on the South Side.
Neighbors said the victims were Iesha Ford, 31, and Porche Stinson Ford, 15, who was remembered as being an honor student and a helper to her siblings.
The fire started at about 4 a.m., at a home on the 8600 block of South Hermitage Avenue.
Two other women and two men were hospitalized.
No smoke detectors were heard in the home, firefighters said.
Neighbors said the family might have been living without heat or electricity.