By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman and a child were seriously injured Wednesday morning in a fire in the Clearing neighborhood.

Police and Fire officials said the fire started shortly after 11 a.m. at a home on the 6600 block of West 63rd Street.

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A woman was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious to critical condition. A child was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County in serious to critical — but stable — condition.

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Police said five people were displaced as a result of the fire, and the woman and girl who were hospitalized both suffered smoke inhalation injuries.

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No further information was immediately available.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff