3 injured in Palos Hills house fire

PALOS HILLS, Ill. (WLS) -- Three people, including a police officer, are recovering after flames tore through a house in Palos Hills Tuesday morning.

The fire occurred in the 8800-block of West 101st Street.

Firefighters rescued one man who was trapped in the basement, firefighters said. He was pulled through a window to safety. Another resident was also hurt.

An injured police officer was transported to a hospital by another police officer.

All three people breathed in too much smoke, but they're expected to be okay, firefighters said.
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