Fire struck at 15-story building

November 17, 2008 8:36:22 PM PST
A fire has been put out in a high rise on Chicago's Near West Side at 1170 West Erie.There were no reports of injuries.

At about 4:30 p.m. Monday, flames could be seen inside a sixth floor unit of the building.

Firefighters were able to contain the blaze to that apartment. The building was evacuated safely.

The building does not have a sprinkler system.

The fire was struck at 4:45 p.m.

The fire started in a closet. The entire building was evacuated.


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