Chicago firefighter injured while battling Albany Park fire at apartment building under construction

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A Chicago firefighter has been hospitalized after an early morning fire Tuesday in Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

The fire began just before 4 a.m. in the 3300-block of West Cullom Avenue in a vacant two-story apartment building under construction, Chicago police and fire officials said.

It was put out about 3:55 a.m., but a male firefighter was taken to Swedish Hospital after falling through the floor in the building.

He remained stable, CFD said. No one else was hurt, according to CPD.

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Fire crews remained on the scene after 4 a.m. to investigate the cause of the blaze.

The same fire company battled another fire in Albany Park Monday that gutted a popular brewery, gym and an apartment building.

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