responded to an early morning house fire with a fatality at 6800 N Princeton St. PF&R was called to a report of a house fire at 0640 this morning. Upon arrival crews found dense smoke in the residence. Crews located one victim inside the house. The victim was transported to a local area hospital with smoke inhalation injuries. Unfortunately the victim died as a result of these injuries. Clutter inside the house contributed to the amount of smoke and difficulty in rescuing the victim. PF&R urges residents to get out of their houses quickly if there is a fire. Smoke and dangerous gases can quickly overcome someone in a house fire. The safest course of action is to get out and make sure that someone has called 911. Cause and damage estimates will be updated as they become available.
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