CHICAGO (STMW) — A firefighter was hospitalized after a fire broke out in a restaurant on the Far South Side Monday morning.

A “mayday” call, signaling firefighters were in distress, was sent out shortly before 7 a.m. as crews worked to extinguish the fire in the 10500 block of South Ewing Avenue in the East Side neighborhood, according to Fire Media Affairs.

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One firefighter was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital in good condition, fire media said.

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The fire was reported out about 7:15 a.m.

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