CHICAGO (STMW) — Two men were injured in a South Loop high-rise apartment fire early Wednesday.

An automatic alarm was triggered for a fire in the 1200 block of South Michigan Avenue at 12:09 a.m., Fire Media Affairs spokesman Will Knight said.

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The two, whose ages were not immediately known, were transported from the blaze to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in serious condition, according to Fire Media Affairs.

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They had burns on their arms, according to fire media.

The fire has since been extinguished, although Knight could not immediately provide further details. No other injuries were reported.

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