CHICAGO (WLS) — Four Chicago firefighters were injured while fighting an extra-alarm blaze in the Jeffery Manor neighborhood Tuesday morning, the Chicago Fire Department said.
The extra-alarm fire broke out in a two-story residence in the 2200-block of East 100th Street.
Chicago Fire Media said two firefighters were trapped and they were able to get them out.
The main fire was out shortly before 5 a.m. and crews were monitoring for hot spots
CFD said four firefighters were transported to hospitals and none appeared to be seriously injured. A civilian refused transport, CFD said.
A neighbor who lives next door said she smelled smoke. She said she was terrified and had no idea what was going on.
She walked outside and saw her next-door-neighbor’s home completely on fire.
The CTA is re-routing the #14 Jeffery Jump and the #15 Jeffery Local buses in the area in response to the fire.
Further details were not immediately available.
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