CHICAGO
05/31/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Brian Carey Killed Fighting Fire: Firefighter, Resident Killed in Overnight Blaze In Homewood

A Homewood firefighter is dead this morning and another in critical condition after battling a ferocious blaze in the south suburb. The man they were trying to save, an 84-year-old wheelchair-bound man also died.

Firefighter Brian Carey, 28, died at Advocate South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest from injuries sustained fighting the fire on the 17600 block of Lincoln Avenue.

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