Body Found In Basement Of Burned Home

Frankfort Home Completely Destroyed by Fire

A body was found in the basement of a southwest suburban home destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon.

The fire broke out about 2 p.m. at a home in the 10000 block of Pembrook Ct., just off Laraway Road, and west of U.S. 45, in Frankfort.

The fire was described by officials as fast-moving and the home was engulfed in flames. A local building inspector was in the neighborhood and reported seeing flames shooting out of the 2 1/2 story house.

Neighbors report a couple reside at the home.

Fire officials said the house was destroyed in the blaze. They did not release the identity of the body.

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