By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — An extra-alarm fire broke out late Wednesday in a building that houses a laundromat and apartments in Bridgeport.

The Fire Department called a 2-11 alarm for additional equipment and manpower for the fire at 541 W. 31st St. near Parnell Avenue.

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Crews were seen spraying water from above into the second floor, as flames raged and heavy smoke poured out.

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The building houses H & K Laundry on the ground floor and apartments above.

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As of 5 p.m., crews remained on the scene extinguishing hot spots.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff