The fire started in the basement at a high-rise in the 3200 block of North Lake Shore Drive, and was mostly contained there, cutting power to areas near the blaze. Elevators in the building are out of service.
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Fire crews rushed into the Loop Wednesday morning, after a blown fuse shut down the elevators at a high-rise office building just south of City Hall.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday announced that a German maker of elevators, steel and other items is opening its North American headquarters in Chicago.