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The New Lenox Patriot 041218 news news the New Lenox Patriot | April 12, 2018 | 3 Man, dog die after house fire Police: Off-brand phone charger may have caused electrical fire James Sanchez, Editor From April 3 MOVING SALE! EVERYTHING MUST GO! STOP BY FOR INCREDIBLE SAVINGS! A home on the 2200 block of Sanford Avenue caught fire on the morning of April 3. Photo Submitted A 69-year-old New Lenox resident died Friday, April 6, following a house fire on April 3 that took place on the 2200 block of Sanford Avenue. Larry Crabb Sr. reportedly was removed from the burning home by his son, Larry Crabb Jr., and a utility line worker, who was working nearby. A dog died during the fire, said Deputy Chief Louis Alessandrini. Crabb Sr. was taken to Silver Cross Hospital and was later transferred to Loyola Medical Center’s Burn Center, Alessandrini added. Alessandrini said Crabb Jr. was out to take another dog they have to the vet and came back at around 9:30 a.m. to find that the house was on fire. He solicited help from the aforementioned utility line worker to help save his dad. The tri-level home sustained “extreme” damage before it was extinguished by the New Lenox Fire Protection District and several other area fire departments, according to a press release from the NLFPD. Alessandrini said the cause of the fire is still under investigation, but he was told by detectives at the scene that an off-brand iPhone charger may have been the source of an electrical fire. Unbelievable deals going on now! LIST YOUR HOME WITH US AND GET A FREE $ 500 HOME WARRANTY* — or — $ 500 TOWARDS YOUR MOVING EXPENSES * *Terms & conditions apply. Please call us for complete details. 17500 S Harlem, Tinley Park 708-532-6666 Open 7 days a week Monday-Friday 10am-6pm Saturday 10am-5pm Sunday 11am-5pm One hurt in apartment fire on Hickory Street James Sanchez, Editor One person sent to Silver Cross Hospital following an apartment fire that took place on Hickory Street near Vine Street on the afternoon of April 4, according to a press release from the New Lenox From April 4 Fire Protection District. The incident reportedly occurred at around 5:09 p.m. Fire officials said heavy fire could be seen from the back side of the building once they arrived, and the structure was quickly upgraded to a full-still fire. NLFPD Fire Chief Adam Riegel said the four-unit apartment building was under control within 10 minutes and was contained to one unit, the release stated. The cause of the fire is reportedly still under investigation. #1 KW Market Center in Illinois Brad & Sharon Vinson EVERYTHING YOU NEED INEXPERIENCED Real Estate AGENTS When it comes to Buying or Selling a home it’s important to TRUST in your LOCAL REAL ESTATE EXPERTS that care about your goals and will leverage our experience to meet or exceed your expectations. Brad: 312.241.4547 Sharon: 815.260.9546