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Firefighter Injured In West Side Blaze

Homan Avenue Fire

A firefighter was injured in a fire early Tuesday at 1602 S. Homan Ave. (Credit: CBS)

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CHICAGO (CBS) – A firefighter was injured early Tuesday in a fire that broke out on the city’s West Side.

Firefighters were sent around 4:10 a.m. to a vacant building at 1602 S. Homan Ave., according to Fire Media Affairs spokesman Richard Rosado.

One firefighter was treated at the scene for minor injuries suffered while fighting the blaze, Rosado said.

The fire was extinguished by around 4:40 a.m., according to Rosado, who said fire crews chased hot spots to complete the cleanup afterward.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation Tuesday morning.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.