CHICAGO (CBS) — Two dogs were killed and seven people left homeless after flames tore through a house in Chicago’s northern suburbs overnight Wednesday.
The fire happened at a two unit building in the 500 block of McAlister Avenue.READ MORE: Chicago Police Restrict Time Off For Officers; Unclear If Order Is Related To Battle Between City Hall, FOP Over COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
Waukegan firefighters arrived to find fast-spreading flames that took hours to put out.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: A Quiet And Cool Fall Weekend
Two firefighters received minor injuries.
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The cause of the fire is still under investigation.