Firefighter Hospitalized After Extra-Alarm Wrigleyville Blaze

CHICAGO (STMW) —A firefighter was hospitalized after crews battled a two-alarm fire Tuesday afternoon in the North Side Wrigleyville neighborhood.

A second alarm was called for the blaze in a 2 1/2-story frame building the 3600 block of North Wayne Avenue about 12:45 p.m., Fire Media Affairs said.

The fire also spread to an adjacent building to the north, the fire department said.

A firefighter was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center with an unidentified injury, Fire Media Affairs said.

The fire was extinguished as of 1:19 p.m. with no other injuries, accoridng to the fire department. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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