More than 130 firefighters called to fire at 68th and Cottage Grove in Woodlawn

Chicago fire crews at a fir in 6800-block of South Cottage Grove. (Chicago Fire Media)
April 29, 2013 1:49:10 PM PDT
A big fire prompted a large response in Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood Monday afternoon.

The fire broke out about noon in the 6800-block of South Cottage Grove Avenue. No one was hurt.

Heavy smoke and flames poured from the abandoned one story building and more than 130 firefighters were called to the scene.

They used more than 30 pieces of firefighting equipment to bring the fire under control.

The #4 Cottage Grove bus has been rerouted as a result of the fire.


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