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 Weather: Best Rain Friday Night
“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: Getting Hosed: A Look At The Universe Of Chicago Water, And Its Sometimes-Sordid History, This Earth Day
Emergency crews rescued people and pets from the burning building. Firefighters gave oxygen to cats as residents were reunited with their pets.MORE NEWS: Shuttered By Pandemic Last Summer, Guthrie's Tavern In Wrigleyville Has New Owner And Will Be Reopening
No injuries were reported. Seventeen adults and five children were displaced.