One Dead, Four Injured in Chicago High-Rise Garage Fire

Fire atop a 10-story garage

 

(CBS Evening News)

 

CHICAGO (Chicago SunTimes) -Authorities have identified a roofing worker was killed when a fire broke out as they worked on top of a River North parking garage Saturday afternoon, seriously injuring four others, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

Terrell Webster, a 47-year-old construction worker, was found dead at the scene, according to fire officials and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. A ruling on the cause and manner of his death was pending further investigation following an autopsy Monday.

The blaze started about 1:20 p.m. in the penthouse elevator area of the Mart Parc Orleans garage at 437 N. Orleans St., fire officials said.

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Fire atop a 10-story garage     CHICAGO (Chicago SunTimes) -Authorities have identified a roofing worker was killed when a fire broke out as they worked on top of a River North parking garage Saturday afternoon, seriously injuring four others, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Terrell Webster, a 47-year-old construction worker, was found dead […]

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