CFD: 2 seriously injured in South Side apartment building fire

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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A fire broke out in a four-story building at 91st and Ashland and injured two people Tuesday morning.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Two people were seriously injured after a fire in a four-story apartment building in the Brainerd neighborhood Tuesday morning, the Chicago Fire Department said.

The fire broke out just before 6 a.m. in the 1500-block of West 91st Street, fire officials said.

A 33-year-old man was transported in critical condition to Advocate Christ Hospital and a 61-year-old woman was transported to Little Company of Mary Hospital.

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Chopper 7HD few above the scene with smoke coming from the building's roof. The fire was struck out.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.