CHICAGO (CBS) — Three firefighters are recovering this morning after being injured while trying to put out a fire in the Brighton Park neighborhood.
CBS 2’s Vi Nguyen has the story.READ MORE: Man Arrested In Countless Social Media Threats Directed At CPS Schools, Days After Shootings Kill 2 Simeon Career Academy Students
One firefighter was taken to Stroger and kept overnight.
Two other firefighters were taken to Mount Sinai and they’re expected to be released.
It happened early Saturday morning around near Sacramento and 42nd street.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Warm Winds Friday
Firefighters got there and found heavy smoke coming from a one story building.
They were trying to put out the fire when three firefighters got burned and it prompted a Mayday response.
Neighbors couldn’t help but watch from their porch and windows.
The Chicago Fire Department says no one else was injured.MORE NEWS: Hate-Filled Letters Falsely Claiming To Be From A Judge Sent To Minority-Owned North Suburban Restaurants
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.