2 Chicago firefighters injured while battling blaze in Back of the Yards on South Side

2 Chicago firefighters injured while battling blaze in Back of the Yards on South Side

CHICAGO (TOC) — Two firefighters had been damage whereas battling a home hearth on the South Facet Sunday night time.

Firefighters have been battling the blaze for roughly two hours, and at this level, they mentioned the principle hearth is out.

211 Replace. All traces shut down. Fundamental Fireplace is out firms chasing scorching spots and beginning salvage & overhaul. Corporations additionally beginning rehab.

— Chicago Fireplace Media (@CFDMedia) Might 30, 2022

Nonetheless, they’re chasing hotspots in the mean time and making an attempt to salvage what they’ll.

Crews had been racing to extinguish the huge hearth that began in a single condo constructing and unfold to 2 others beside it within the 4500-block of South Justine Road within the Again of the Yards neighborhood.

A lady mentioned she lives within the condo constructing that caught hearth along with her two younger youngsters. Fortunately although, none of them had been residence on the time of the hearth, in order that they weren’t injured.

Her household, who additionally lives on the block, noticed the flames and referred to as her instantly.

She mentioned they’ve misplaced every little thing.

Officers mentioned two firefighters had been taken to Stroger hospital with minor accidents whereas battling the blaze however are mentioned to be in good situation.

2-11 replace 2 FF’s transported each to Stroger with minor accidents, each Inexperienced and in good situation.

— Chicago Fireplace Media (@CFDMedia) Might 30, 2022

Crews are nonetheless on the scene and shortly shall be working to seek out out what might need precipitated this hearth.

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