CHICAGO (CBS) — Monday’s strong winds were not ideal for firefighters battling a house fire in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.
When firefighters arrived at the fire at 7810 S. Prairie Street they said there was heavy fire coming from the home.READ MORE: Chicago Undercover Police Officer, Sergeant Honored For 'High Level Of Professionalism'
They quickly rescued three people from the window of the bungalow and a fourth person with physical disabilities from the back of the home.READ MORE: Naperville District 203 Among Suburban High Schools Dealing With Spikes In COVID-19
All the people rescued suffered smoke inhalation. A 54-year-old man and a 63-year-old man were taken to St. Bernard Hospital in good condition. A 71-year-old woman was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital fair condition. A 39-year-old man was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious condition.
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Firefighters said they did not hear any smoke detectors in the home.