CHICAGO (STMW) — Two people were hospitalized following a fire at a home in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood early Sunday.

The blaze in the one-story home in the 9000 block of South Marshfield Avenue was reported about 4:15 a.m., Fire Media Affairs spokesman Will Knight said.

A man and a woman were taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers in Evergreen Park in fair-to-serious condition, Knight said.

The fire was extinguished as of 5:30 a.m., Knight said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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