CHICAGO (STMW) — A firefighter who became dizzy and nauseous while fighting a blaze in a vacant South Chicago neighborhood home was taken to an area hospital Sunday morning.
Crews were called to the fire in the 7900 block of South Escanaba Avenue about 6:15 a.m., Fire Media Affairs spokesman Will Knight said.READ MORE: Fantasy Football Start Or Sit Week 8: Can Kirk Cousins Put Up Points On The Cowboys Defense?
Paramedics took the injured firefighter to Advocate Trinity Hospital in fair-to-serious condition, for dizziness and nausea from fighting the fire, according to Fire Media Affairs.READ MORE: Former Chicago Park District Supervisor Mauricio Ramirez Charged With Sexually Assaulting 16-Year-Old Lifeguard
The blaze started in a vacant, two-story home, according to Fire Media Affairs.MORE NEWS: ‘Blaktober’ Virtual Food Festival Seeks To Bring Awareness To Black-Owned Restaurants
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