CHICAGO - A woman died in an apartment fire Wednesday morning in Mouth Greenwood on the Southwest Side.
She was identified as 24-year-old Shamia Carlvin by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
About 4:50 a.m., firefighters found her unresponsive on the bedroom floor of an apartment in the 4000 block of West 115th Street, according to Chicago fire spokesman Larry Langford.
The fire started in the kitchen where she was cooking, causing heavy smoke in the unit.
Paramedics rushed the woman to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where she was pronounced dead, Chicago police said. The unit had working smoke alarms, Langford said.
Autopsy results haven’t been released.