A Chicago firefighter briefly found himself in trouble Wednesday morning at a fire in a South Loop mid-rise apartment building.
A mayday response — indicating firefighters could be in distress — was called after the roof collapse, but all firefighters were located unharmed.
All of the firefighters were taken to Resurrection Hospital in good condition.
A 54-year-old Chicago Fire Department captain died Friday after helping fight a two-alarm blaze in Chicago’s Gage Park neighborhood.
Two firefighters are dead, and a total of 17 were injured, in an extra-alarm blaze this morning in the South Shore neighborhood.