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Firefighter Taken To Hospital For Nausea After South Chicago Fire

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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.

(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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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