Dozens homeless after Bronzeville fire

November 21, 2008 1:30:16 PM PST
A large fire broke out late Thursday night in the Bronzeville neighborhood in the 4300-block of South King Drive.According to investigators, the residents had a fire going in a fireplace that got out of control and spread. The flames also damaged the neighboring buildings.

A CTA warming bus was brought in for 20 people left homeless. The city's human services department and Red Cross are now working to find them a place to stay.

No one was seriously hurt.


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