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Extra-Alarm Fire Burns Gage Park Stores

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CHICAGO (STMW) — A firefighter was injured in an extra-alarm fire that damaged three storefronts in the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood Saturday morning.

The 2-11 alarm fire started just after 7 a.m. in the 5400 block of South Kedzie Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs.

A firefighter was injured and taken to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Fire Media Affairs said.

More than 100 firefighters responded to the fire that damaged several storefronts in the one-story building, Fire Media Affairs said.

The 2-11 alarm was struck out at 7:20 a.m. and firefighters continued to monitor hot spots.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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