By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– An individual passing by a senior living center in suburban Glenview saved the day early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters rushed to Belmont Village on Golf Road just before 1 a.m. where a fire started on a balcony.

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The caller is being hailed as a hero for reporting the fire before it was able to spread.

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Officials said parts of the building’s siding are made of a flammable product and there have been some problems in the past.

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