CHICAGO (CBS) — A fire broke out Wednesday evening at a homeless adult care center in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
The Fire Department called a still-and-box alarm for the response to The Boulevard, at 3456 W. Franklin Blvd. at Trumbull Avenue.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
The roof of the building was totally engulfed in flames and was sagging.
Residents were evacuated to a sister building, the Fire Department said.
Still and box alarm Trumbull and Franklin. 3456 building roof totally involved and sagging 75 x75 residents evacuated to sister building pic.twitter.com/g2hNZLII6O
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The Fire Department also called an EMS Plan 1 to send five ambulances, but no one was injured. Roofing materials were what caught fire, the CFD said.
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Roofing materials caught fire at 3456 Franklin. Box now struck. EMS plan 1 secure. No transports. pic.twitter.com/0enwrlY38S
— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) July 8, 2021
On its website, The Boulevard of Chicago described its mission as providing “high quality, cost-effective medical respite care, holistic support and housing services to help ill and injured homeless adults break the cycle of homelessness, restore their health and rebuild their lives.”