CHICAGO (CBS) — Two people were rushed to the hospital from the scene of a fire in the Norwood Park West neighborhood Thursday afternoon.
The Fire Department called a still-and-box alarm and an EMS Plan 1 – automatically sending five ambulances – for the fire at 5812 N. Oriole Ave.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Storms Headed Our Way After Midnight; Damaging Winds And Heavy Rain Possible
The fire was heavy at the one-story home due to its contents, the CFD said.
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Two adults were taken to the hospital in serious-to-critical condition with smoke inhalation.MORE NEWS: Some Residents Say A Bears Move To Arlington Heights Would Benefit Community, Others Say It Would Bring Unwelcome Traffic And Crowds
The Fire Department said they are believed to be a couple in their 60s by estimation.