minooka fire

An early-morning house fire in Minooka has claimed the life of a 57-year-old woman and a five-year-old child.

First responders rushed the adult, Susan Weber, to Morris Hospital, where she was pronounced dead just before 2:00. The child was pronounced dead at the scene. Two others were transported to Morris Hospital.

The call came in at 1:40 this morning, and departments from several nearby towns responded with mutual aid.

The investigation continues with the State Fire Marshal, Minooka Police, Channahon Fire, Will County Coroner’s Office and Grundy County Coroner’s Office. 

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