Oak Forest fire: Blaze breaks out at home where police say person barricaded on Ann Marie Lane

OAK FOREST, Ill. (WLS) — A fire has broken out at a south suburban home, where police said a person was barricaded Friday morning.

Oak Forest officials tweeted just after 7 a.m. that an individual was barricaded in the 5500-block of Ann Marie Lane.

They asked residents who live in the area to shelter in place.

Chopper7HD flew over the home just after 7:15 a.m., and a large fire had broken out.

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Flames were visible through the roof, and there was heavy smoke.

About 7:25 a.m., fire crews were attempting to put the blaze out.

Oak Forest police said they initially responded to a “domestic situation” in the area.

Central Avenue is shut down from 155th Street to Independence Avenue, and 155th is shut down from Central to Long avenues due to the incident.

This is a developing story; check back with ABC7 Chicago for updates.

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