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.READ MORE: Four People Arrested After Car Stolen In Pullman Carjacking Spotted In Chatham
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.READ MORE: Aldermen Approve Revised Plan To Close Loophole In Anti-Puppy Mill Ordinance Restricting Sales Of Dogs, Cats, And Rabbits At Pet Stores
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.MORE NEWS: Live Updates From CBS News: Multiple People Shot At Tennessee High School
No further information was immediately available.