Firefighters found a mattress on fire in a first-floor bedroom and removed it through a window, extinguishing the fire in the front yard, officials said. The rest of the fire in the bedroom was brought under control in less than 10 minutes.
A Chicago firefighter was rushed to a hospital overnight, after a chimney collapsed as he was on the scene of a fire in West Englewood.
Three people, including a Chicago firefighter, were hospitalized after an extra-alarm fire broke out at an apartment building in the Buena Park neighborhood.
A firefighter was hurt overnight while battling flames in an abandoned commercial building on the city’s South Side overnight.