Firefighters injured battling NW Side house fire

February 8, 2013 1:51:31 PM PST
There was a frightening close call for four Chicago firefighters battling a house fire Thursday evening.

A mayday call went out after three firefighters fell when stairs collapsed under them. Another firefighter fell trying to help them.

The fire happened in 5700-block of North Newark on the northwest side. The home was being renovated and no one was inside.

The firefighters suffered minor injuries and were transported to Resurrection Hospital according to the Chicago Fire Department.