A woman in her 40s and an 11-month-old baby girl died in an extra-alarm fire that destroyed three homes in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side this morning.
Fire officials said they received reports on the
scene that two people were unaccounted for but had difficulty getting inside the
building where the fire started in the 6700 block of South Emerald Avenue
shortly before 11 a.m.
The fire was brought under control around noon, and the baby was found on the
first floor of the home and a 49-year-old woman on the second floor