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Three Hurt In Lawndale Fire

Chicago Fire Department crews respond to a fire in the Lawndale neighborhood that injured three people early Saturday. / Image from Network Video Productions.

Chicago Fire Department crews respond to a fire in the Lawndale neighborhood that injured three people early Saturday. / Image from Network Video Productions.

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CHICAGO (STMW) – Three people were hurt — one critically — in a fire in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood early Saturday.

The fire started just before 4 a.m. in the 2100 block of South Millard Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs.

One man was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, Fire Media Affairs said. A female of an unknown age was taken in fair-to-serious condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

A third person was hurt but refused medical treatment, officials said.

Details on how the fire started were not immediately available.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)