CHICAGO (CBS)– There were 22 people displaced from their homes after an apartment building fire in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood Tuesday night.
Firefighters were called to the three-story, 12-unit building located at 1306 North Kildare Avenue around 11:30 p.m.READ MORE: Chicago Police Officer Released From Hospital After Being Shot In Shopping Center Parking Lot At North And Sheffield Avenues
“It was terrible, it was scary,” a resident told CBS 2. Another resident told CBS 2 she woke up to firefighters knocking on her door. She then noticed the fire and escaped.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Pleasant Parade Weather Tuesday
Emergency crews rescued people and pets from the burning building. Firefighters gave oxygen to cats as residents were reunited with their pets.MORE NEWS: Indiana Attorney General Files Lawsuit To Crack Down On Harassing Robocalls, And Effort May Help In Illinois Too
No injuries were reported. Seventeen adults and five children were displaced.