CHICAGO (CBS)– A fire burned through all floors of an apartment building in the South Chicago neighborhood.
The Chicago Fire Department said the fire started on a lower floor of the building, located at 8020 Yates Blvd, and spread to the upper floors.READ MORE: Indianapolis FedEx Shooting: Here's What We Know So Far
A resident said she woke up to the alarm going off and the smell of smoke. She immediately went to check on her landlord.READ MORE: High Ranking Cook County Sheriff's Office Official Resigns Amid Complaints Of Inappropriate, Unsolicited Sexual Comments To Colleague
“I said get out of here, I tried to open his door,” the woman told CBS 2. “He got himself locked in, we tried to open the door and the fire just started breaking out of every window.”
Crews were able to get everyone out of the building safely, including a dog.MORE NEWS: Another Delay For Bid To Create Database For CPD Misconduct Files As Aldermen Question Cost, Frustrating City's Top Watchdog
One person was sent to the hospital in good condition to get checked out.