Three injured in Des Plaines fire

December 23, 2011 7:22:46 PM PST
Three people were hurt in a fire Friday night in Des Plaines at a townhouse in the 1300-block of Fargo.

The fire happened just before 7 p.m. The fire chief says crews had to rescue two people from the basement. A neighbor says it was a woman and her grandchild. They were unconscious when firefighters pulled them from the building.

A third person suffered minor burns. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire.