Oak Forest orders shelter in place due to ‘domestic’ situation involving house fire

A fire broke out in Oak Forest and police ordered residents to shelter in place due to a barricade situation. 


CHICAGO (CBS)– Oak Forest residents have been advised to shelter in place amid a “domestic” situation and fire at a home. 

According to city officials, a person is barricaded in a home in the the 5500 block of Ann Marie Lane. The city confirmed the Oak Forest Fire Department is working to put our a fire at the home. 

Chopper 2 was over the scene where SWAT teams and fire crews are working to clear the scene. Heavy smoke is coming from a house. 

Police said Central Avenue from Independence to 155th Street and 155th Street from Long Avenue to Central Avenue are closed to traffic.

City officials said this is an active scene. 

This is a developing story. 

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