Woman Rides Elevator to Death in High-Rise Fire

January 9, 2012 Updated Jan 9, 2012 at 2:15 PM EDT

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Woman Rides Elevator to Death in High-Rise Fire

January 9, 2012 Updated Jan 9, 2012 at 2:15 PM EDT

According to the Chicago Tribune, a 32-year-old woman was killed early Sunday morning  when she took an elevator to her apartment, unaware that a fire from another apartment was burning on her floor.

Officials from an area hospital side the woman died of smoke inhalation, according to the Tribune report. Nine others, including two firefighters, were injured in the fire, according to the Tribune.

Read the Chicago Tribune story HERE.