Police arrived at the scene first and began waking up residents to get them out of the building.
Eleven people were left out in the cold Thursday morning, after a fire in the Northwest Side’s Portage Park neighborhood.
Five people were left looking for shelter Monday morning, after a fire swept through two homes in the Englewood neighborhood.
A fire in the Woodlawn neighborhood early Thursday left 14 people homeless, among them nine children.
A dozen people were forced from their homes, after a fire broke out on the city’s Far South Side.