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Firefighters Battle Extra Alarm Blaze In Woodlawn

Chicago firefighters respond to an extra-alarm fire near 64th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue on July 8, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Chicago firefighters respond to an extra-alarm fire near 64th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue on July 8, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – Emergency crews are on the scene of an extra alarm fire Sunday morning in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood.

The blaze began shortly before 5 a.m. at an occupied three-story apartment building near the intersection of East 64th Street and South Cottage Grove Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs.

The response was quickly elevated to a 2-11 alarm.

No injuries were reported Sunday morning.

Further details were not immediately available.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2012. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)