Bellwood Man Dies After Fire on Saturday

Sunday, August 13, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

One man has died from injuries related to a fire that happened on Saturday evening in Bellwood, according to authorities.

According to dispatch records, a one-alarm fire was reported at 218 Englewood Ave. in Bellwood on Aug. 12 at around 6:14 p.m.

John Scott, a 39-year-old man who is listed as a resident of the home, was pronounced dead at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood at around 7:15 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

When contacted on Sunday, a Bellwood fire department official confirmed the fire and the fatality, but said that he didn’t have any more information beyond those facts. This article will be updated if, and when, more information is available. VFP

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