Fire reported at Lake Shore Drive high-rise

January 3, 2014 2:32:54 PM PST
A fire broke out on the 14th floor of a Gold Coast high-rise after 1 p.m. Friday.

Emergency crews crowded near the building at 1100 N. Inner Lake Shore Drive, but no smoke could be seen.

The fire was extinguished as of a few minutes after 2 p.m. A man in his 70s suffered smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire was not yet known, but preliminary indications were a heating-air conditioning unit.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.


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