City wants to demolish building where firefighter died, and 1 next door

The city wants to demolish not only the building where Chicago firefighter Dan Capuano died last month, but also the building next door.

That building, near 92nd and Baltimore, houses a packaging plant and on Wednesday, the city shut it down. Inspectors said they found tons of ammonia in the basement.

Capuano died while battling a fire at the neighboring warehouse. Investigators say if flames from the warehouse reached the packaging plant, things could have been much worse.
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