Firefighter injured after falling off roof, 2 others hurt in South Side house fire, CFD says

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Three people, including a firefighter, were injured after a house caught fire in Chicago's West Englewood neighborhood Friday.

Firefighters were battling a blaze in the 6200 block of S. Paulina Street when a firefighter fell off the roof of a two and a half story building, officials said.

The firefighter was transported to the University of Chicago Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to CFD spokesperson Larry Langford.



Two other people were also transported to the hospital after being rescued from the home.

Firefighters are simultaneously battling a massive fire at an Englewood church. The two fires do not appear to be related.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information becomes available.
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