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The Latest: 3 children, 1 man die in Chicago apartment fire

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CHICAGO (AP) -

The Latest on a fire that killed four people at a Chicago apartment building (all times local):
   
8 a.m.
   
Police in Chicago say three children and a man have died in a fire at a Chicago apartment building that appears to have been deliberately set after a domestic dispute.
   
The Police Department emailed a statement saying a 3-month-old was pronounced dead at a hospital and two other children and a man were found dead later at the scene.
   
The fire began around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday in a three-story building in the South Chicago neighborhood.
   
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says a preliminary investigation indicates a person returned to the building after a domestic dispute and set fire to the rear porch.
   
He says officers are searching for a "person of interest wanted for questioning."
   
7:50 a.m.
   
A police spokesman says four people have died in a fire at a Chicago apartment building that appears to have been deliberately set after a domestic dispute.
   
The fire began around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday in a three-story building in the South Chicago neighborhood.
   
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says a preliminary investigation indicates a person returned to the building after a domestic dispute and set fire to the rear porch.
   
He says officers are searching for a "person of interest wanted for questioning."
   
He has no other details.
   
Witnesses told reporters they saw several people jumping from windows to escape.

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