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3 Children Hurt In East Side Fire

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CHICAGO (STMW) – Three children were hospitalized after a fire Monday night on the city’s East Side near the state line.

The small fire erupted in a home in the 10800 block of South Avenue F at about 11:48 p.m., according to Chicago Fire Media.

A 5-year-old boy, a 9-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy were all taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital in good condition, according to Chicago Fire Media. The children were taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure but were not injured in the fire, according to Chicago Fire Media.

The fire was extinguished a short time later.

No further information was available.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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