Our community lost five residents on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 in a home fire located at 714 W. Oakton Street in Des Plaines. The fire claimed the lives of a 25-year-old mother, Cythaly Zamodio, along with her four daughters, Renata Espinosa (6); Genesis Espinosa (5); Allizon Espinosa (3); and Grace Espinosa (1).
The Des Plaines Fire Department, with assistance from neighboring departments, responded to this incident just after 10:30am.
We are truly saddened by this tragic loss in our community.
Below you will find the related documentation from our Public Safety teams regarding this incident.