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3 hurt, including firefighter, in Fernwood house fire

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A house fire in the Fernwood neighborhood sent three people to the hospital. (WLS)

A house fire in the South Side Fernwood neighborhood sent three people to the hospital, including a firefighter Sunday night.

Firefighters put out the flames of the fire in a single-family home near West 101st and South LaSalle streets at around 11:30 p.m., fire officials said.

Two adults were transported to Roseland Community Hospital, one in fair-to-serious condition and the other in good condition, fire officials said. One of them is wheelchair-bound.

The injured firefighter was transported to Mercy Hospital in good condition.

Fire officials said the fire was contained to the home and was out within 30 minutes.

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