Fire leaves 2 families homeless

January 7, 2009 5:30:44 AM PST
A fire in the south suburbs that left two Riverdale families displaced rekindled Wednesday morning,.Two townhouses were damaged when the fire first started Tuesday night.

Officials say flames were shooting out the bedroom windows in the complex on South Wallace Street when firefighters arrived.

The family in the first home had already escaped before the blaze spread to the second townhouse.

Heavy smoke and fire damage resulted.