Man Found Dead After Lawndale Fire Saturday

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A man was found dead Saturday after a fire in Lawndale on the West Side.

The 64-year-old man was found in a basement apartment after firefighters extinguished a blaze shortly before 1:30 a.m. at a home in the 1600 block of South Homan Avenue, according to Chicago police and fire officials. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Four people were also displaced as a result of the fire, police said. The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but it appeared to be accidental.

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