Elderly man critical after Bedford Park fire

BEDFORD PARK - Authorities say an 80-year-old Bedford Park man is in critical condition after a fire ripped though his apartment Sunday.

Police say the man, Onnig Maghakian, was taken to Jacobi Hospital with severe burns to his face and hands.

Neighbors say Maghakian is a war veteran who has lived at 2819 Morris Ave. for 50 years.

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