CHICAGO (CBS) — A five alarm fire burned a condo building in unincorporated Des Plaines Sunday morning.
At least one person is confirmed dead.
The North Maine Fire Department District said crews were dispatched at 7:42 to a blaze at 9396 Landing Lane. Two residents were rescued from balconies. Firefighters had to use aerial ladders to get to the fire.
Chief Robert McKay said seven people were taken to area hospitals. Three were residents. One person was found unresponsive and pronounced dead at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.
Four firefighters were taken to area hospitals for heat exhaustion and other minor injuries.
The American Red Cross and its volunteers are assisting those that have been displaced.
McKay said 38 residents have been displaced.
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help victims of the fire.
This is a developing story.