2 injured in South Side high-rise fire

February 12, 2011 8:34:26 PM PST
Two women were injured in a fire at a Chicago Housing Authority high-rise Saturday.

The fire happened on the third floor of the nine-story Lincoln Perry apartment building.

According to the fire department, one of the victims is a 52 year-old resident who suffered smoke inhalation.

The other victim is a 24 year-old security guard at the building.

Neither of their injuries appeared to be life threatening.

The fire was contained to a single apartment. The cause of the fire is under investigation.