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2 Injured, 9 Displaced By Extra-Alarm Fire In Portage Park

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Chicago firefighters work to douse an extra-alarm fire at Irving Park Road and Central Avenue on Sunday night. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago firefighters work to douse an extra-alarm fire at Irving Park Road and Central Avenue on Sunday night. (Credit: CBS)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – Two people have been hospitalized and nine were displaced after an extra-alarm fire in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

The 2-11 fire was first reported about 8 p.m. in a two-story building at the corner or Irving Park Road and Central Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs. Crews set up a collapse zone on the building’s west side. The fire was struck out about 10:45 p.m.

Two people, whose ages, genders and conditions were not immediately known, were hospitalized with smoke inhalation, fire media said.Four adults and five children were displaced as a result of the blaze, according to fire media.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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