CHICAGO (STMW) — A firefighter who became dizzy and nauseous while fighting a blaze in a vacant South Chicago neighborhood home was taken to an area hospital Sunday morning.

Crews were called to the fire in the 7900 block of South Escanaba Avenue about 6:15 a.m., Fire Media Affairs spokesman Will Knight said.

Paramedics took the injured firefighter to Advocate Trinity Hospital in fair-to-serious condition, for dizziness and nausea from fighting the fire, according to Fire Media Affairs.

The blaze started in a vacant, two-story home, according to Fire Media Affairs.

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