Woman & child die in Macomb fire

Fatal fire (AP)
Fatal fire (AP)(AP)
Published: Jan. 21, 2022 at 7:01 PM CST
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MACOMB, IL (WGEM) - At approximately 8:41 a.m. Friday morning the Macomb Police Department and Macomb Fire Department were dispatched to 1662 E. Wheeler Circle in reference to a structure fire.

When officers arrived, they observed smoke coming from the residence.

According to the Macomb Police Department, firefighters found a woman and an infant unresponsive inside.

The infant was pronounced deceased on scene.

The woman was pronounced deceased at McDonough District Hospital.

The investigation is still on-going.

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