Fire injures 2 firefighters in Morgan Park neighborhood on South Side, CFD says

ByABC 7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Monday, April 5, 2021
2 firefighters injured while battling flames in Morgan Park: CFD
Debris fell and injured two firefighters as they fought flames in Morgan Park Monday, officials said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Two Chicago firefighters suffered minor back injuries at the scene of a garage fire in the Morgan Park neighborhood.

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Officials said debris fell on them while fighting a fire on South Peoria Street early Monday morning. However, both firefighters are hospitalized in fair conditions at Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park.

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The fire on the South Side does not appear to be arson, but the cause of the fire is still under investigation, Chicago Fire Department said.