Downers Grove, Ill. (CBS) – A man died following a fire in Downers Grove on Friday evening.
At approximately 9:24 p.m., the Downers Grove Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire located at 6610 Dunham Road. Upon arrival, heavy smoke and fire were seen coming from the house.
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A 45-year-old victim was located inside near the front door and was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital where he later died. No one else was inside during the fire.
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The house was deemed uninhabitable due to the extent of the fire.
The Downers Grove Fire Department was assisted by the Westmont, Darien Woodridge and Lisle Woodridge Fire Departments as well as the Downers Grove Police Department.
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The cause of the fire is being investigated with assistance from the DuPage County Fire Investigation Task Force and the Illinois State Fire Marshal’s Office.