Oak Lawn firefighters fought an early morning blaze that heavily damaged a home in the 4800 block of West 96th St.
The first arriving companies on teh scene reported heavy fire showing from the rear of the single-family home around 6:30 a.m.
Watch the video of Oak Lawn firefighters battling house blaze.
Oak Lawn fire officials said the homeowner was outside when firefighters arrived, and stated there was not anyone else in the home.
The fire damage was contained to the room of origin, but there was heat and smoke damage throughout the rest of the home.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.Video by Todd Sherman.