CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago firefighters Saturday responded to a fire in a high rise near the Ford City Mall.
The Chicago Fire Department responded to the 16-story building in the 4300 block of West Ford City Drive to find heavy smoke in the building.READ MORE: Fight Over Counterfeit Tickets Sends 3 People Crashing Through Window At Congress Hotel Near Lollapalooza
Still & Box, EMS Plan 1 at 4300 W. Ford City Drive: the fire is out; three patients being evaluated so far; update to follow. (Merritt) pic.twitter.com/oBS2N644lc
— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) March 6, 2021
The fire was out by 1:30 p.m., according to CFD officials.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Sunny And Dry With A Gradual Warmup
Two adults and a child were transported to Holy Cross Hospital. Two people on scene refused treatment.
CFD later determined that the fire was confined to one unit and appears to have begun in the kitchen. It was caused by unattended cooking, the Fire Department said.
EMS Plan 1 is secured; Fire was confined to one unit and is under investigation, appears to have started in the kitchen; Crews are picking up. pic.twitter.com/h4ozmte6J1
— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) March 6, 2021MORE NEWS: Racist Graffiti Discovered On Front Of West Garfield Park Takeout Restaurant