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Two killed in Streator house fire

Posted by wlpo on December 10, 2015

A tragedy played out near St. Mary’s Hospital in Streator Thursday morning.

A 9-1-1 call went out just before 8:30 about three people trapped inside a house that had caught fire at 511 South Monroe Street. Streator and Grand Ridge firefighters rushed to the scene. They were unable to save two victims who were trapped in the single-story home’s basement. Mary Jane Klein, 66, and Marvin L. Bradford, 78, were both pronounced dead at the scene. One man was able to get out of the burning house.

The incident is currently under investigation.

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