(STMW) — Ten people were displaced after a fire Thursday morning in an East Garfield Park apartment building on the West Side.

The fire started about 3 a.m. in an apartment building in the 2700 block of West Lexington Street, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Will Knight said.

Seven people and three adults were displaced as a result of the fire, according to the American Red Cross, which is assisting them in finding housing and providing food, clothing and winter coats.

Nobody was injured in the fire, Knight said.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)


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