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Man dead in fire on city’s Far South Side

Updated: March 23, 2013 8:14PM

A man died in a fire Saturday afternoon on the Far South Side.

Firefighters arriving shortly before 2 p.m. found heavy smoke in the basement and the body of 58-year-old Leonard Bloomfield in the one-and-a-half story residence at 9330 S. Union Ave., according to the Chicago Fire Department and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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