CHICAGO (CBS) – Two people escaped a fire Wednesday afternoon at a home in the Park Manor neighborhood, and firefighters rescued a cat.
The fire started around noon at a 3-story home near 71st and Vernon.
Fire officials said two people escaped the flames on their own. A cat was rescued from the building, and paramedics provided the pet with oxygen, according to a Fire Department spokesman.
The fire was extinguished by around 2 p.m. Officials said the building appeared to be a hoarding situation.
A neighbor rushed into the burning building before fire officials arrived on the scene and rescued three kittens.
No injuries were reported.